Press Release on the 40th AGM of the PDR

The Pharma Documentation Ring (PDR) held its 40th Annual General Meeting in Montpellier, France from the 30th September to the 2nd October. The PDR is an association whose members represent the information departments of the leading R&D-based pharmaceutical corporations. The 25 Companies, who were all represented at the meeting, account for more than half of the total global turnover ($xxx billion) of ethical drugs in 1997. This year’s successful meeting, excellently organized by Sanofi Recherche, was attended by 42 delegates from the member companies, with Eli Lilly attending for the first time. In addition, 10 former members, including x past presidents attended the 40th anniversary celebrations.