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Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
The Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants
Keystone Symposia launches 2014-2015 meeting series with Global Health Vaccines Conference
Keystone Symposia will convene the first conference of its 2014-2015 season and the first in its 2014-15 Global Health Series at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel -- immediately following the conclusion of the Grand Challenges Meeting for that program's grantees. The four-day conference is part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has also funded travel awards for 36 investigators from developing countries to attend.

Contact: Yvonne Psaila
Keystone Symposia on Molecular & Cellular Biology

Public Release: 27-Sep-2014
69th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology
Brazilian Congress of Cardiology focuses on reducing obesity and increasing exercise
More than 4,000 extra wide seats were made to accommodate Brazil's increasing obese population during the World Cup this year. Obesity affects nearly 20 percent of the population in Brazil and is currently classified as a disability. This and other cardiovascular issues, such as the overuse of technology, will be the focus of the Brazilian Congress of Cardiology, a joint event with the European Society of Cardiology and the Brazilian Society of Cardiology, Sept. 26-29.

Contact: ESC Press Office
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
ASN Kidney Week 2014
Building new paths to kidney health
The world's largest gathering of kidney health professionals -- Kidney Week 2014 -- will take place Nov. 11-16 in Philadelphia, Pa. The annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week will showcase new scientific and clinical advances in nephrology from across the globe. More than 13,000 attendees will share innovative approaches to improve the lives of individuals burdened by kidney disease and learn to build new paths to kidney health.

Contact: Kurtis Pivert
American Society of Nephrology

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
The Science of Thermoregulation and Vasomotor Symptoms: New Targets for Research and Treatment
Translational symposium aims to advance research on hot flashes
The National Institute on Aging and the North American Menopause Society are sponsoring the 2nd Utian Translational Science Symposium, 'The Science of Thermoregulation and Vasomotor Symptoms: New Targets for Research and Treatment' to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Marriott Gaylord National Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Carolyn Develen
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
North American Menopause Society 25th Annual Meeting
NAMS marks 25th anniversary at annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
What is the best way to handle hot flashes at menopause? Will women ever have their own little blue (or pink) pill? Will harried middle-aged women get more help for their troubled sleep, stress, sagging skin, middle-aged spread, and aging hearts? The North American Menopause Society's 25th annual meeting at the Gaylord National Hotel in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15-18, will answer these questions and more.

Contact: Eileen Petridis
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
2014 Oklahoma Water Symposium
Oklahoma Water Symposium brings global water experts
To help address this challenge, some of the world's leading experts in water sustainability and sanitation will gather on Friday, Sept. 26, at the 2014 Oklahoma Water Symposium to discuss the latest research and share their experiences in bringing water and sanitation to remote areas of emerging regions.

Contact: Karen Kelly
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
5th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes
5th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes
The American Society for Microbiology will host the 5th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes from Sept. 27-30, 2014 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

Contact: Garth Hogan
American Society for Microbiology

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing (Health CAM 14)
Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing
Effective behavior and social change health campaigns will be the focus of the inaugural Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing, also known as Health CAM 14, at Queensland University of Technology's Gardens Point on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Contact: Sandra Hutchinson
Queensland University of Technology

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
The National Institutes of Health is convening a Pathways to Prevention workshop to assess the available scientific evidence on the long-term effectiveness and potential risks of opioids for treating chronic pain. Participants will be among the nation's top experts in the field of pain control and management from around the country, as well as key NIH scientists who focus on pain related research. An impartial, independent panel will identify research gaps and future research priorities.

Contact: Deborah Langer
NIH/Office of Disease Prevention

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
ESMO 2014 Congress
EORTC presentations at ESMO 2014 Congress
EORTC investigators will present the results of their cancer research at ESMO 2014 Congress, Sept. 26-30, 2014, in Madrid.

Contact: John Bean
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
PCR London Valves 2014
Announcing the 5th PCR London Valves, 2014
PCR London Valves, the course dedicated to valvular interventions, will take place Sept. 28-30, 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK.

Contact: Isabelle Uzielli

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition
Geoscience topics in the spotlight -- Vancouver, B.C.
More than 7,000 geoscientists will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to present 4,500-plus papers at The Geological Society of America's 126th Annual Meeting & Exposition on Oct. 19-22, 2014. Special talks will cover such topics as the transportation of crude oil, earthquake prediction problems, and how to land on Mars. A dedicated field guide, Trials and Tribulations of Life on an Active Subduction Zone, details field trips in and around the Vancouver area.

Contact: Christa Stratton
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 18-Sep-2014
Non Governmental Perspective on Addressing Emerging and Evolving Biological Threats
Non-governmental stakeholders to discuss the Global Health Security Agenda
Non-governmental stakeholders will convene a one-day conference at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University on Sept. 25, 2014 to discuss the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and their efforts towards GHSA implementation.

Contact: Kathy Fackelmann
UPMC Center for Health Security

Public Release: 18-Sep-2014
Greenhouse gas research enters a new era
Greenhouse gas researchers will convene in Brussels 23-26 Sept. 2014, at the first ICOS Science Conference that brings together more than 200 scientists to discuss the recent results and future efforts in greenhouse gas science.

Contact: Eija Juurola
University of Helsinki

Public Release: 17-Sep-2014
2014 AGU Fall Meeting
AGU Fall Meeting: Press registration open, book hotel now
Discover the latest Earth and space science news at the 47th annual AGU Fall Meeting this December, when about 22,000 scientists from around the globe are expected to assemble for the largest worldwide conference in the Earth and space sciences. This year, the meeting runs from Monday through Friday, Dec. 15-19, at the Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco, Calif.

Contact: Mary Catherine Adams
American Geophysical Union

Public Release: 17-Sep-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Join GSA in Washington, D.C., for the nation's premier aging conference
The Gerontological Society of America invites all journalists to attend its 67th Annual Scientific Meeting -- the country's largest interdisciplinary conference in the field of aging -- from Nov. 5-9 in Washington, D.C. Media representatives may register free of charge.

Contact: Todd Kluss
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014
ACCA congress: Ensuring a rapid response to cardiac emergencies
Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014 is the event of the year for the latest science in the field. It is the annual meeting of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association of the European Society of Cardiology and takes place Oct. 18-20 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Contact: ESC Press Office
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
ESMO 2014 Congress Preview
ESMO 2014 Congress preview
Poster and Poster Discussion abstracts are going to be presented at the ESMO 2014 Congress will be published online on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 12:00 (CEST) to give you a first glimpse of what you can expect from the European medical oncology Congress, under the leading theme Precision Medicine in Cancer Care.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
Malaspina annual meeting 2014
The Malaspina Expedition confirms that pollution reaches even the most remote areas of the ocean
Three years after the Hesperides vessel returned to Spain culminating the around the world of the Malaspina Expedition, researchers have an increasingly clear picture of how the global ocean works and what is its health condition. Specifically, the input of pollutants from the atmosphere is not limited to coastal areas, but also occurs in the most remote areas of the planet, and it is already affecting the ocean ecosystem.

Contact: Ainhoa Goñi
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
2014 Occupational Safety in Transport Conference
CARRS-Q host international transport safety conference
More workers die in motor vehicles than any other workplace incident, a statistic that transport safety experts are hoping to address at an international conference being hosted by QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q).

Contact: Sandra Hutchinson
Queensland University of Technology

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
CardioScape Conference
EU-funded research project reveals where the money for cardiovascular research in Europe comes from and what it is spent on
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer in Europe claiming 5,000 lives per day. The availability of adequate and effective funding is crucial to tackle the CVD burden by discovering innovative medical solutions. During 23 months the CardioScape project carried out a survey of the CVD research landscape in Europe, including research carried out in 2010-2011-2012 with funding greater than 100,000 per project.

Contact: ESC Press Office
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 15-Sep-2014
Riverside Postdoctoral Association Symposium 2014
Nobel laureate to give talk at UC Riverside
Randy Schekman, one of the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, will give a presentation at the University of California, Riverside on Sept. 24 -- the keynote address at the inaugural 'Riverside Postdoctoral Association Symposium 2014.' The symposium, which takes place Sept. 23-24, will showcase research done by UC Riverside postdoctoral researchers from a number of academic disciplines. Sponsored by the UCR Graduate Division, the free symposium is open to the public.

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 15-Sep-2014
Latino Health Disparities Conference
George Washington University will hold annual Latino health conference
Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University will hold a conference on September 25 to highlight the disproportionate health challenges faced by many Latino communities and families -- with a focus on possible solutions.

Contact: Kathy Fackelmann
George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health

Public Release: 12-Sep-2014
2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
Robotics leaders from around the world descend on Chicago
Nearly 2,000 robotics leaders from around the world will be in Chicago Sept. 14-18 to attend the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Northwestern and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago researchers will discuss their pioneering work improving robotic arm control, providing sensation of a missing hand, developing neural prosthetics to help paralyzed people regain the use of their arms, coordinating swarms of small robots, developing a robotic fish and translating robotics research into startup companies, among other things.

Contact: Megan Fellman
Northwestern University

Public Release: 12-Sep-2014
Nano Risk Analysis II Workshop
PETA Science Consortium experts to present at international nanotechnology workshop
Experts from the PETA International Science Consortium will present strategies for optimizing nonanimal testing methods at a workshop that will examine the strengths and limitations of current alternatives to using animals to assess nanotoxicity.

Contact: Tasgola Bruner
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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