FW: December 2003: e.hormone Web Site Update

Charles Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Tue Dec 16 10:10:34 EST 2003


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From: Wendy Hessler <w.hessler at cox.net>
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Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 14:52:30 -0600
To: EEOH-L at tulane.edu
Subject: December 2003: e.hormone Web Site Update

WHAT'S NEW ON CBR'S E.HORMONE WEB SITE
    "Your gateway to the environment and hormones"

DECEMBER 11, 2003

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e.hormone Web Site
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu

e.hormone Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2004, New Orleans, LA
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/

Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane/Xavier Universities
http://www.cbr.tulane.edu

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o RESEARCH BRIEFS (1 Dec 2003)
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/researchBriefs/researchBriefs.html

    -  Flavone and isoflavone phytoestrogens are agonists
of estrogen-related receptors
    -  Developmental diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure reveals
novel genetic pathways of uterine cell fate determination



o GOVERNMENT NEWS   (1 Dec 2003)
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/governmentNews.html

    -  Meeting: Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Subcommittee
    -  Grant: Environment's role in fetal basis of adult diseases
    -  Meeting: Panel reviews children's CCA risk/exposure model/assessments
    -  Ruling: CPSC denies ban of CCA wood
    -  Comments: (EPA) Additional scientific reviews of Atrazine completed
    -  EPA (STAR) Fellowships for graduate environmental study
    -  Ruling: EPA will not regulate sewage sludge containing dioxin
    -  Comments: Infant/toddler exposure over time to pesticides/POPs
    -  Meeting: Panel to review children's CCA risk/exposure model



o RESOURCES   (Updated  15 Nov 03)
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/resources.html

    -  Links: Public Library of Science
    -  Books: Science in the Private Interest: Has the Lure of
Profits Corrupted Biomedical Research?
    -  Books: Pediatric Environmental Health‹2nd Edition



o MEDIA COVERAGE   (Updated 9 Dec 03)
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/news.html

--  30 new articles listed



o CONFERENCE KIOSK (Updated 1 Dec 03)
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/conferenceKiosk.html

--  12/5 - 7/03: Nuclear Receptors & Endocrine Disorders, Cincinnati, Ohio
--  1/4 - 8/1/04: SICB Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana
--  3/21 - 25/04: Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
--  4/18 - 22/04: SETAC Europe 14th Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic
--  4/19 - 21/04: Screening & Testing EDCs: Validate/Standardize Assays,
Salt Lake City, Utah
--  6/6 - 9/04: Brominated Flame Retardants Workshop, Toronto, Canada
--  6/23 - 25/04: 4th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health,
Budapest, Hungary



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