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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

Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
ICE/ENDO 2014
News media registration open for ICE/ENDO 2014
The joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society -- ICE/ENDO 2014 -- will be held in Chicago, IL on June 21-24, 2014.

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 24-Mar-2014
World TB Day: Reach the 3 Million
World TB Day: Reach the 3 Million
University College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will mark World TB Day on the March 24, 2014, with a call to 'Reach the Three Million' people per year who fall ill with tuberculosis but are usually missed by healthcare systems. During a full day of talks, University College London and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine academics, as well as other leading experts in the field, will discuss cutting edge research and key outstanding issues in tuberculosis.

Contact: Kate Hoyland
c.hoyland@ucl.ac.uk
44-020-790-52352
University College London

Public Release: 21-Mar-2014
European League Against Rheumatism Congress
Press registration for EULAR 2014 is open
Press registration is now open for the 14th annual EULAR meeting taking place on June 11-14 in Paris, France.

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

Public Release: 21-Mar-2014
Cognitive Neuroscience Society 21st Annual Meeting
Blog coverage, press room, Twitter, and more: CNS 2014 conference only 2 weeks away
The 21st annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in Boston is only two weeks away (April 5-8, 2014)! It will feature the latest research in memory, language, decision-making, perception, and more -- in 50+ talks and 1,000+ posters.

Contact: Lisa M.P. Munoz
cns.publicaffairs@gmail.com
703-951-7331
Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Public Release: 20-Mar-2014
American Meteorological Society Washington Forum
Weather, water and climate information and services are critical to national security
In the wake of seven weather and climate disaster events last year with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States, scientists are exploring options to build resilience nationwide to natural hazards. To bridge the scientific and federal policy communities, the American Meteorological Society will hold its annual Washington Forum April 1-3, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Ellen Klicka
eklicka@ametsoc.org
202-355-9812
American Meteorological Society

Public Release: 20-Mar-2014
Sixth International Wheat Stem Sawfly Conference
Wheat stem sawfly devastations lead to another international conference at Montana State University
The Sixth International Wheat Stem Sawfly Conference will be held April 3-4 at Montana State University in Bozeman.

Contact: Evelyn Boswell
evelynb@montana.edu
406-994-5135
Montana State University

Public Release: 20-Mar-2014
International Agroforestry Congress
First International Agroforestry Congress in the Philippines
One of the largest gatherings of agroforestry researchers and advocates opened today in Bohol, the Philippines. Agroforestry is touted by many as the future of global land use and a key to creating a sustainable food supply and environment. Focusing on the theme, 'Agroforestry: Greening and feeding the nations in the 21st century,' the 1st International Agroforestry Congress is running 19-21 March 2014 at the Bohol Plaza Resort, Dauis, Bohol, Philippines.

Contact: Amy Cruz
A.C.Cruz@cgiar.org
63-495-362-701 x2860
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
23rd Annual UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference
Conference to turn spotlight on urban pests
What is the latest research on bed bugs? On termites? What are some low-impact methods for controlling ants? And what are some new invasive cockroach pests in California? The public has the opportunity to get the answers to these and other questions pertinent to urban entomology at the 23rd annual UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference, March 25. Registration costs $110. The fee is waived for reporters wishing to cover any part of the conference.

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 17-Mar-2014
The International Meeting for Autism Research
The International Meeting for Autism Research
The 13th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research will host more than 1700 researchers, delegates, autism specialists and students from 40 countries in the world's largest gathering of researchers and clinicians as they exchange and disseminate the latest scientific findings and stimulate progress in autism research into the nature, causes and treatments for ASD.

Contact: Adam Pockriss
apockriss@rubenstein.com
212-843-8286
Rubenstein Associates, Inc.

Public Release: 17-Mar-2014
At the Junction of the Northern and Southern Appalacians
Geologists to meet at the junction of the northern and southern Appalachians
Geoscientists from across the northeastern US and beyond will convene in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, on March 23-25 to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the unique geologic features of the region. Situated between the classic Valley and Ridge province of the Appalachians and the geologically complex Piedmont, Lancaster has lately become an important focus for studying the effects of climate change and human influence on its verdant and productive landscape.

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

Public Release: 17-Mar-2014
ELCC 2014 European Lung Cancer Conference
Media alert: European Lung Cancer Conference abstracts online
Latest results and state-of-the art treatment options will be discussed at the 4th European Lung Cancer Conference, which has become the reference event in Europe for professionals treating lung cancers.

Contact: ESMO Press Ofice
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
Digestive Disease Week
Register now -- don't miss the latest digestive disease research
This year's Digestive Disease Week® program features the latest and most thought-provoking research in the areas of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Through 'must see' clinical research, topic-specific panel discussions and debate-style presentations on controversial research areas, you will have the opportunity to interact with though leaders in the field of GI and hepatology.

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

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
EGU 2014 General Assembly
EGU 2014 media advisory 2: Meeting program online, provisional press conference topics
The program for the 2014 European Geosciences Union General Assembly (27 April – 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria) is now online. The meeting attracts over 11,000 scientists from all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. This year's conference features debates on mining and geoengineering, a session on the IPCC's findings, and much more. Press conferences include presentations on the Cassini mission and the Anthropocene (age of humans), among others.

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

Public Release: 12-Mar-2014
Innovation for a Changing World: The role of US Leadership in Global Health R&D
New report prescribes recommendations to Congress to restore US leadership in global health
The ceasefire in budget battles on Capitol Hill is good news for global health, but is the budget deal made by policymakers enough to handle the diseases in need of US investments and leadership? That's one question that will be answered in a new report being released at a briefing on the Hill highlighting the cumulative effect of budget constraints on the fight against AIDS, TB, malaria, and other diseases that affect the developing world.

Contact: Katy Lenard
klenard@burnesscommunications.com
301-280-5719
GHTC

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