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E-M:/ Symposium: Fetal Origins of Adult Disease, March 5
- Subject: E-M:/ Symposium: Fetal Origins of Adult Disease, March 5
- From: Tracey Easthope <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 13:15:15 -0500
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Title: Symposium: Fetal Origins of Adult Disease, March
This symposium should be very interesting and important. It
has a very impressive
lineup to discuss emerging evidence on a "new paradigm in
the importance of early life exposures on the development of
disease later in life.
9th Annual Toxicology Symposium: 'Fetal Origins of Adult
Friday, March 5, 2004
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact Information: Natalie Thiex, (734) 615-3467,
The symposium will investigate a new paradigm in public health -
"Fetal Origins of Adult Disease." Presentations
* "Lessons from the Swamp -
Alligators, Contaminants and Altered Development" by Louis
Guillette, Distinguished Professor of Zoology, University of
Florida - Gainesville.
Imprinting by Hormones during Development: a Model for Environmental
Induction of Disease" by John McLachlan, Distinguished Profesor
of Environmental Studies, Tulane University.
"Adverse Effects of Prenatal Exposure to an Environmental
Contaminant on Cognitive Development in Children: Moderating and
Mediating Factors" by Joseph Jacobson, Professor of Psychology,
Wayne State University.
* "Differential Effects of
Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol-A and Methoxychlor on Postnatal
Reproductive Function" by Mozhgan Savabeisfahani, Postdoctoral
Research Fellow, Pediatrics Ob-Gyn and the Reproductive Sciences
Program, University of Michigan.
The Toxicology Symposium is sponsored by the NIEHS Environmental
Toxicology Training Grant and the Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology at the University of Michigan.