Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Moderator: Claudia Wallis (Scientific American Mind)
Panelists: Jeremy Waletzky (The George Washington University), Nora D. Volkow (NIH), and Honorable Gregory P. Canova, JD; additional panelist to be announced
1.3 million adolescents in the US have substance use disorder and marijuana use among teens now exceeds cigarette smoking. Join us for a public panel discussion on how neuroscience intersects with policy to improve lives of teens with addiction.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Featured Speaker: Luiz Loures (UNAIDS)
This event will address the incidence of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV, describe morbidity and mortality, and explore interactions among HIV, antiretroviral drugs and behavioral factors influencing development and treatment.
March 30 - April 1, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Richard Gilbertson (Cambridge Cancer Center, University of Cambridge), Craig B. Thompson (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Discover the latest on pediatric cancers from leading experts, including etiological differences between pediatric and adult cancers, epigenetics, mechanisms of metastasis and disease recurrence, risk factors, diagnostics, and novel treatment approaches.
October 28 - 29, 2015
This 2-day colloquium will explore challenges surrounding pre-approval access to investigational medicines in a series of debates featuring prominent representatives of governments, pharmaceutical companies, patient groups, NGOs, and foundations.
Friday, October 16, 2015 | 8:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Keynote Speakers: Sonia Angell (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene), Rogan Kersh (Wake Forest University)
Speakers: Eliza Barclay (NPR), Sanjay Basu (Stanford University), Julia Belluz (Vox.com), Jason P. Block (Harvard Medical School), Juan Angel Rivera Dommarco (National Institute of Public Health, Mexico), Helena Bottemiller Evich (Politico), Matthew Harding (Duke University), Terry Huang (CUNY School of Public Health), Nancy Huehnergarth (Nancy F. Huehnergarth Consulting), Barbara Laraia (University of California Berkeley), Jeff Niederdeppe (Cornell University)
Well-informed nutrition policy decisions which consider scientific evidence should strive for effective policies that improve health outcomes on a large scale. This one-day conference will focus on emerging research methodology, how to interpret research outcomes and how these can be used to inform policy.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This meeting brings together scientists, policy makers, and international organizations dedicated to advancing our scientific knowledge of HIV and translating that information into the most effective programs for reducing transmission.
Keynote Speakers: Sonia Angell (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and Rogan Kersh (Wake Forest University)
This eBriefing looks at current evidence in nutrition policy making, including assessments of recent public policy interventions intended to improve nutrition and reduce obesity.
Organizers: Alison Bateman-House (NYU School of Medicine), Melanie Brickman Stynes (The New York Academy of Sciences), Arthur Caplan (NYU School of Medicine), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Erick Tatro (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing explores pre-approval access to investigational medicines, the prospective benefits of which may outweigh the potential risks for critically ill patients.
Edited by Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas
(World Health Organization) and Maria Nieves Garcia-Casal
(Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research), and Luz María De-Regil
This Annals volume explores the fortification of condiments and seasonings as a new approach to mitigate micronutrient deficiencies, with discussion on the global regulatory landscape, available technologies for industrial processing, factors that may affect micronutrient bioavailability, and estimates of population iodine intake.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals volume presents discussions ofnutrition and the science of disease prevention; designing optogenetically controlled RNA for regulating biological systems; and how ion channels sense mechanical force