Southern California

Welcome to the AAPS Southern California Pharmaceutical Discussion Group Page

The Southern California Pharmaceutical discussion group (SCPDG) is a local discussion group affiliated with AAPS. SCPDG is an organization focused on fostering education in and knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences, its industry, and regulations. The meetings provide a local forum for scientific exchange for members within Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego, Calif., counties.

By joining the SCPDG, you will be included in a dynamic and active group of dedicated professionals. Meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of the month in Orange County. Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and networking will be from 6 pm–7 pm. Speaker presentations begin at 7 pm, followed by a question-and-answer session. Topics and speakers are chosen from suggestions made by members (i.e., pharmaceutical technology, drug and chemical delivery, analysis, toxicology, biotechnology, pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, etc.).

SCPDG PhotoFrom left to right, front: Xiaoda Yuan, Martha Pastuszka, Adam Grobin; back: Ke Wu, Emily Bibak, Linda Soo Hoo, and Bobette Frye.


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Past Presentations

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Presentation 1:

Phase Appropriate Method Validation


Aryo Nikopour

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Presentation 2:

Assessment and Control of Mutagenic Impurities per ICH Guidelines (M7) with Case Studies

Tao Wang

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Presentation 3:

Data Integrity Shortfalls in the Laboratory: Lessons from Warning Letters

Steven Kuwahara  

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