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Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
EuroPRevent 2014
A global view on the prevention of cardiovascular disease
EuroPRevent 2014 will take place at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 8-10 May 2014. The event promises to be the leading event of the year in preventive cardiology and we encourage you to mark the event in your news diaries. The scientific program contains many new reports on a subject which is traditionally of great public interest.

Contact: ESC Press Office
press@escardio.org
0033-492-948-627
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
European League Against Rheumatism Congress
EULAR 2014 -- Register today!
Registration is still open for the fifteenth annual European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) meeting taking place from June 11-14, 2014 in Paris, France.

Contact: EULAR Press Office
eularpressoffice@cohnwolfe.com
44-020-733-15318
European League Against Rheumatism

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014 is an annual event held by the ITbM, inviting prestigious speakers from around the world to enhance interdisciplinary research between molecular synthetic chemistry and plant biology.

Contact: Dr. Ayato Sato
istbm-2@itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
81-527-476-856
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting
SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting
The SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting, will be held in Basel, Switzerland, from May 11-15, 2014. In the true spirit of SETAC, this major international conference will be the bridge that brings together experts from academia, government and industry.

Contact: Jennifer Lynch
jen.lynch@setac.org
850-469-1500 x109
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
2nd Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference
2nd BBEST Conference will discuss advances in bioenergy
Scientists, students, NGOs and representatives of industry and government will participated from Oct. 20-24 the 2nd Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST) in Campos do Jordao, Sao Paulo, Brazil, with support of the Sao Paulo Reseach Foundation.

Contact: Glaucia Mendes Souza
GLMSOUZA@IQ.USP.BR
55-119-917-74319
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective
Symposium: Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective
Child sexual abuse is almost always addressed through the criminal justice system. But strategies based on prosecution and punishment have no hope of ever eliminating the problem. This symposium will look at public health and primary prevention strategies to reduce and, some day, prevent child sexual abuse.

Contact: Susan Sperry
ssperry1@jhu.edu
410-955-6919
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Addiction Medicine for the Primary Care Provider Conference
Primary care doctors to learn more about addiction at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Conference
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hosts conference for primary health care providers to learn more about the issues surrounding addiction.

Contact: Kathy Graf
pir@hazelden.org
651-213-4701
Hazelden

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Digestive Disease Week
Digestive Disease Week press program highlights announced -- register now
This year's Digestive Disease Week press program features the latest research on new treatments for hepatitis C, the promise and challenges ahead in microbiome research, new technological advances in colorectal cancer screening, and how things like grape seeds, caffeine and other dietary choices affect digestive health.

Contact: Aimee Frank
newsroom@gastro.org
301-941-2620
Digestive Disease Week

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Food Integrity and Traceability Conference (ASSET 2014)
Global food safety debate comes to Belfast
Food safety experts from around the world will be at Queen's University Belfast this week (April 8-10) to highlight current and emerging threats to the integrity of the food chain.

Contact: Anne-Marie Clarke
comms.officer@qub.ac.uk
44-028-909-75320
Queen's University Belfast

Public Release: 5-Apr-2014
2014 American Physical Society April Meeting
Extreme energy efficiency, hot astrophysics, nuclear medicine and more at the 2014 APS April Meeting
The American Physical Society's 2014 April meeting will focus on some of the world's largest physics projects and grandest research areas. Topics include particle physics, astrophysics, nuclear physics, plasma fusion and gravitational physics, as well as talks and sessions dedicated to social issues, energy and security. The meeting will take place April 5-8 at the Savannah International Convention Center in Savannah, Ga. Webcast press conferences are scheduled throughout the day April 5-7.

Contact: James Riordon
riordon@aps.org
301-919-2173
American Physical Society

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
World Congress of Cardiology 2014
The war on salt
The World Congress of Cardiology will convene leading experts across the world in Melbourne, Australia from 4–7 May to debate and present the latest findings in heart health. One of the key topics to be discussed will be on the importance of national targets to reduce premature mortality related to cardiovascular disease, such as dietary salt guidelines.

Contact: Tara Farrell
TFarrell@webershandwick.com
020-706-70204
World Heart Federation

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice
Research conference on child and family policy
The Society for Research in Child Development will hold a meeting at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town April 3-5, 2014. This meeting focuses on Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice. Leading researchers from around the world will be presenting findings from the latest research on children and families and the programs and policies affecting them.

Contact: Sarah Mancoll
smancoll@srcd.org
202-289-7905
Society for Research in Child Development

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) 36th Annual Meeting
AChemS 36th Annual Meeting: Smell and taste experts to discuss new discoveries
Members of AChemS are arriving in Bonita Springs to present the latest findings generated from research on taste, smell and related issues Research topics range from molecular biology to the clinical diagnosis and treatment of smell and taste disorders. During the four-day meeting 385 presentations will be made by scientists from around the world. See program and all scientific program at http://www.achems.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1.

Contact: Dr. John Boughter
jboughter@uthsc.edu
901-299-3221
Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
Ludwig scientists to present at 2014 AACR Annual Meeting
Ludwig Cancer Research previewed today the full scope of discoveries to be presented by Ludwig scientists at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting next week, April 5-9, in San Diego, Calif. Ludwig researchers will deliver two-dozen presentation, and chair or participate in several symposia, educational sessions and meet-the-expert sessions.

Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
rsteinhardt@licr.org
212-450-1582
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
World's largest global bone, muscle and joint congress opens in Seville, Spain
Investigators and clinicians from more than 60 countries will gather today in Seville, Spain for the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases. The joint congress of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis is regarded as the premier annual forum for the presentation of bone, joint and muscle related clinical research.

Contact: C Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
UH India Studies Program features the Indian novelist, Amitav Ghosh 'From Bombay to Canton: Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China'
UH India Studies Program hosts award-winning author Amitav Ghosh, Apr. 10
The India Studies Program at the University of Houston has invited award-winning author and distinguished scholar Amitav Ghosh to deliver a lecture, "From Bombay to Canton -- Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China," at 7 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 10, at the Asia Society Texas Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Melissa Carroll
mcarroll@uh.edu
713-743-8153
University of Houston

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
'Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution' Lecture by David M. Lubin
Visual scholar speaks on history of plastic surgery in World War I
The University of Houston has invited distinguished visual scholar David M. Lubin, the Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University, to deliver the lecture, 'Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution,' at 4:00-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 10.

Contact: Melissa Carroll
mcarroll@uh.edu
713-743-8153
University of Houston

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Houston Area Insight Expo 2014
Eye Expo at UH offers resources to the visually impaired
A vision expo will be held Saturday, Apr. 12, at the University of Houston, offering information on rehabilitation and resources for the blind and visually impaired to live independent and productive lives. The event is free and open to the public. Workshops include comparing Apple and Android product capabilities, media accessibility, speech-to-text technology and an interactive panel discussion with assistive technology vendors.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
The Digital Future of World Heritage
Notre Dame Rome symposium, exhibit to highlight the digital future of world heritage
John R. Phillips, US ambassador to Italy, will be in attendance as an exhibit and symposium highlighting the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture's discoveries at the historic Roman Forum opens April 2 in Rome.

Contact: Giovanna Lenzi-Sandusky
glenzisa@nd.edu
0677-264-3203
University of Notre Dame

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
Food Safety Considerations for Innovative Nutrition Solutions
Food Safety Considerations for Innovative Nutrition Solutions
On Nov. 6, 2014, nutrition and food science researchers and agricultural policymakers will gather to discuss issues of food security, economics, policy and communication related to food safety at 'Food Safety Considerations for Innovative Nutrition Solutions.' A networking reception will follow the event.

Contact: Diana Friedman
dfriedman@nyas.org
New York Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
2014 AERA Annual Meeting
AERA Meeting: German and US-American educational researchers in dialogue
The German Institute for International Educational Research offers German and US-American educational researchers an opportunity to deepen their professional exchange at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, Apr. 4-6. At its booth, the German Institute for International Educational Research service unit International Cooperation in Education invites research groups from Germany to present their projects. US-American colleagues can thus learn about their work and explore approaches to co-operation with the German researchers.

Contact: Annika Wilmers
wilmers@dipf.de
49-069-247-08735
German Institute for International Educational Research

Public Release: 27-Mar-2014
2014 Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting
Elevating geosciences in the southeastern US: New ideas about old terranes
Geoscientists from across the southeastern US and beyond will convene at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., USA, on April 10-11, 2014, to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the geologic wonders of the region. Organizers have developed a technical program and field trips that cover a diverse set of geologic topics and processes, including seismology; Cenozoic volcanism; Paleozoic sedimentation, magmatism, and metamorphism; surface and groundwater processes; and Paleozoic and Mesozoic geobiology.

Contact: Christa Stratton
cstratton@geosociety.org
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 26-Mar-2014
Interstitial Flow in the Hierarchical Pore Space Architecture of Bone Tissue
Distinguished researcher to speak at NJIT on preventing bone loss
Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss.

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 26-Mar-2014
General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union
EGU 2014 media advisory 3: Full press conference schedule, online registration closing Monday
The schedule of press conferences at the European Geosciences Union meeting, which includes briefings on the Cassini mission and on the latest from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is now available. The meeting, which attracts over 11,000 scientists from all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences, is taking place on April 27-May 2, 2014, in Vienna, Austria. Journalists interested in attending should register online.

Contact: Bárbara Ferreira
media@egu.eu
49-892-180-6703
European Geosciences Union

Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
TEDxNJIT Transformations
TEDxNJIT event on April 3
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014, in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

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