What a Difference a Year Makes!

November 18, 2016

Philip J. Schneider, MS FASHP Associate Dean, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy ASBM Advisory Board Chair This past weekend it was my honor to participate in a continuing education course for 100 New York pharmacists on the topic of biologic medicines and biosimilars, including safety and regulatory considerations which affect pharmacy practice.  The 5-hour […]

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ASBM Conducts CE Course for 100 NY Pharmacists

November 14, 2016

On November 13th, ASBM conducted a 5-hour Continuing Education (CE) course for 100 New York pharmacists in Queens, NY. The course, entitled “Biosimilars and Biologics- Regulatory and Practice Issues for Pharmacists” was presented in conjunction with the Long Island University College of Pharmacy (LIU-Pharmacy). The course was a follow-up to the 5-hour course ASBM and LIU-Pharmacy presented in March […]

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ASBM Latin American Chapter Joins Biosimilars Forum in Brazil

September 28, 2016

SÁO PAULO, BRAZIL- The Latin American Chapter of the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) and the Global Colon Cancer Association (GCCA) today participated in a biologics and biosimilars forum in Sáo Paulo, Brazil. The chapter is comprised of eight patient organizations representing a variety of disease groups including multiple forms of cancer, hepatitis, and […]

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ASBM Presents at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

September 15, 2016

On September 15th, 2016, ASBM held an educational forum at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences). The program drew 50 attendees comprised of pharmacists, faculty members, pharmacy students. The program began with an introduction to biosimilars from USciences Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dr. Zhiyu Li. Dr. Li is Director of Undergraduate Pharmacology/Toxicology Program, where he […]

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ASBM and MD State Medical Society Host Biosimilars Forum in Baltimore

July 25, 2016

On Friday, July 22nd, The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines and MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society co-hosted a forum entitled “Biosimilars: New Choices, New Challenges”. The event was attended by more than 45 physicians, legislators, patient advocates, healthcare workers, and others. MedChi’s CEO, Gene Ransom III began the forum with a discussion of the importance of biosimilars […]

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ASBM Promotes High Approval Standards, Memorable Names at DIA 2016

July 6, 2016

ASBM was an exhibitor during the 52nd Annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA) held June 26th-30th in Philadelphia. ASBM members and staff discussed biosimilars policy with attendees, including the need for the FDA to maintain high standards for safety and efficacy when approving biosimilars. More than 65 attendees, including clinical researchers, physicians, pharmacists, […]

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ASBM Presents at Latin American Forum on Biosimilars

July 6, 2016

On June 29th, ASBM Chairman Harry L. Gewanter, MD and ASBM Steering Committee Member Andrew Spiegel, Executive Director of the Global Colon Cancer Association, gave presentations at the 6th Latin American Forum on Biosimilars, held in Brasília, Brazil. The event was also the 7th Brazilian Forum on Biosimilars. The event was attended by more than 500 […]

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ASBM Presents to New York State Pharmacy Society

June 4, 2016

ASBM Presents to New York State Pharmacy Society  On June 3rd, ASBM’s Advisory Board Chair Dr. Philip Schneider, Associate Dean at the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy, presented to the Pharmacy Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) at a forum held at the Albany College of Pharmacy. Dr. Schneider discussed how biologics […]

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ASBM Presents to Nashville Pharmacy Students, Healthcare Practitioners

May 20, 2016

On Wednesday, June 15th, ASBM presented a one-hour educational program entitled “Biosimilars: New Choices, New Challenges” at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Tristar Centennial educates pharmacy students from Belmont University, Lipscomb University, Murray State University, and the University of Tennessee, and the audience was comprised of 20 pharmacy students from these schools as well as nurse-practitioners […]

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ASBM Presents to Rhode Island Pharmacists

April 1, 2016

On March 31st, the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) gave an educational presentation on biologics and biosimilars for 150 pharmacists attending the 31st annual Seminar by the Sea conference, held by the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.

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