Vol. 5, No. 2, 1999 Page 6

Conference Notice

A conference on “Environmental Influences on Children: Brain, Development, and Behavior” will be held May 24 and 25, 1999, at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. According to its sponsors, the conference will examine the interface between n neuro-developmental impairment and toxic environmental chemicals, and will “produce a blueprint for research and risk assessment that will guide the discovery, elucidation and prevention of environmental causes of neuro-developmental disabilities over the e next decade.”

The conference is sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/Superfund Basic Research Program, the Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany School of Public Health, and the New York Ac cademy of Medicine. For more information, contact the New York Academy of Medicine, Office of Medical Information, (212) 822-7272, or Click here to visit the conference website.

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