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Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS) to Address Major Issues Including Healthcare Reform, Synthetic Biology and Innovative Financing for Biotechs
Date:8/17/2009

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS) today announced that U.S. Representative Diana DeGette (D. Colo) will be a keynote speaker at the fifth annual summit, which opens in Stockholm on August 20, 2009. Ms. DeGette, co-sponsor of the pioneering Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act in 2007 and an advisor to President Obama on healthcare reform, will help open SALSS, a vital showcase for the Swedish life sciences and a forum for bringing together leading scientists, investors and corporate executives from both the U.S. and Swedish life science communities.

Other headliners at SALSS include Prof. Jay Keasling of U.C. Berkley, who was awarded Discover's Scientist of the Year prize for making the biggest impact in science. Prof. Keasling is a leader in the area of synthetic biology and heads OneWorld Health, a non- profit company that develops drugs for neglected infectious diseases.

Other SALSS participants include: Prof. Mathias Uhlen, founder of the Swedish Human Protein Atlas; Prof. Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson, President of Karolinska Institutet; Dr. William A. Haseltine, founder of Human Genome Sciences; Dr. Stephen Friend, President of Sage Bionetworks; Scott Sarazen, Global Life Sciences Markets Leader, Ernst & Young; and Dr. Anders Ekblom, Executive V.P. AstraZeneca, and many more exciting speakers.

The summit will be opened by Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs. Magnuson, who is the former Chairperson of the Swedish Red Cross.

Among the group of the new promising life sciences companies is Cell Therapy Ltd, a company initiated by Nobel Laureate, Sir Martin Evans, a pioneer in embryonic stems cells.

Barbro Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS states: "We are experiencing a major paradigm shift in healthcare. The rules have changed. By bringing together two of the major life sciences research communities -- US and Sweden -- and engaging their thought leaders in wide-ranging discussions, SALSS once again expects to be a major catalyst for understanding and profiting from cutting edge developments in life sciences."

Members of the press wishing to attend the conference or conduct specific interviews with key speakers please contact Project Manager Claudia Olsson +46 (0) 702 792 524 or email claudia@swedishamericanlifescience.com. For conference details please contact Program Advisor Udayan Gupta +1 917 497 8407 or email udayangupta115@gmail.com. Or, contact Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt of Grayling, 646-284-9472, or fax: 646-284-9485.

ABOUT SALSS 2009

SALSS has an invitation-only format that features some of the best known Life Science Executives in the industry. Previous SALSS participants have included; Mr. Frederick Frank, former Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers, Nobel Laureate Arvid Carlsson and Dr. Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor AB.

Barbro Ehnbom, founder of SALSS, was one of the first female executives in the US pharmaceutical industry, and a top analyst in Wall Street, followed by many years of investment banking. As a long time board member of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and Chairman Emeritus of the Swedish Economist Group in New York, she has 25 years experience of organizing events between the two countries

A full program is available on www.swedishamericanlifescience.com.


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