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Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

NIEHS Children’s Health Research Showcased at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in Baltimore May 2–5

Children’s health research is a major priority for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). NIEHS program staff and supported researchers from across the country will share their latest findings at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Baltimore, Md., May 2–5. For example, new findings from the 
Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers, which the NIEHS supports with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will be highlighted, as well as many sessions by our grantees.

Event Highlights

All events will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center unless noted.

The NIEHS and U.S. EPA Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center investigators will be sharing research and/or approaches on examining the role of the environment in children’s health.

  • Epigenomic Changes Related to Environmental Exposures in Children
    Saturday, May 2, 2009, 3:15 – 5:15 p.m., Room 316
  • Contributing Factors That Influence the Relationship between Environmental Exposures and Children’s Health
    Sunday, May 3, 2009, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Room 317
  • Environmental Influences on Development Disorders and Dysfunction in Young Children
    Monday, May 4, 2009, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Room 337 

Other key sessions focusing on the important work NIEHS grantees are doing across the country are as follows.

  • Environmental Health
    Saturday, May 2, 2009, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Room 338
  • The National Children’s Study: Moving into the Field
    Monday, May 4, 2009, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 316
  • 2nd Annual Debate on Controversies in Pediatric Environmental Health, Should Pediatricians Advise Parents to feed their Children Organic Foods?
    Monday, May 4, 2009, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., Baltimore Hilton, Holiday I
  • Environmental Contributions to Autism Risk
    Tuesday, May 5th, 2009, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Room 337 

For a complete listing of sessions, please visit the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting Web site at http://www.pas-meeting.org/2009Baltimore/default.asp  .

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