March 10, 2012: Update on 2nd Annual ACTTION Scientific Workshop

The 2nd annual ACTTION Scientific Workshop will be held October 24-26, 2012, at the FDA’s White Oak campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. The theme of the conference is "Preclinical and Clinical Models and Methods for Accelerating Analgesic Drug Discovery and Development" and keynote presentations will be delivered by Drs. Bob Rappaport (FDA), Janet Woodcock (FDA), and Clifford Woolf (Harvard University).

The following individuals are serving as members of the conference Steering Committee: Ralf Baron, Dr med (University of Kiel, Germany), Allan Basbaum, PhD (University of California San Francisco), Robert Dworkin, PhD (University of Rochester), Allison Lin, PharmD, PhD (FDA), Frank Porreca, PhD (University of Arizona), Bob Rappaport, MD (FDA), Dennis Turk, PhD (University of Washington), and Clifford Woolf, MD, PhD (Harvard University).

The preliminary program for the three-day conference and registration information will be available on the ACTTION website on or about May 1, 2012.