Mealeys Ephedra Litigation Conference (PPACON0504)

Venue: San Diego Marina Marriott

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: May 11, 2004 End Date/Time: May 11, 2004
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Tuesday, May 11, 2004



8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast



9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Annesley DeGaris, Cory Watson Crowder & Degaris



9:15 Status of the MDL Filing

Anne Andrews, Andrews & Thornton



10:00 Morning Break



10:15 Expert Admissibility and Other Discovery Issues Update

Tommy Fibich, Fibich Hampton Leebron & Garth



11:15 Cardiovascular Effect of Ephedra and
"Ephedra-Free" Supplements


Richard A. Cytryn, MD, FACC, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Non-Invasive Services, St. Peter's University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine



12:15 Lunch (on your own)



1:45 Impact of the FDA Ban On the Litigation

Suzanne Parisian, MD, President, Medical Device
Assistance, Inc.



2:30 Science and Legislative News Update

Ed Blonz, PhD, FACN



3:30 Afternoon Break



3:45 Neurological Effects Associated with Ephedra Use

Speakers to be announced



4:45 Current Status and Future of the Litigation

Terrence E. McCartney, Rheingold Valet Rheingold Shkolnik
& McCartney



5:30 Adjourn


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