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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Gone to the State of the Science Lactose Intolerance Conference

I'm off today to spend a few days at the National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute and the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research.

Don't forget that you can tune into the conference or any part of it through the NIH's videocasting site. Here's what it says for Day 1:

View event: You will be able to view the event at http://videocast.nih.gov when the event is live.

Air date: Monday, February 22, 2010, 8:30:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local

Description: Be part of pivotal discussions on lactose intolerance--the inability to digest significant amounts of lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. After weighing the evidence from a systematic literature review, expert presentations, and audience input, an impartial, independent panel will present a statement of its collective assessment of the evidence to address five predetermined conference questions; these are listed at http://www.consensus.nih.gov.

http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/lactose.htm

Author: Sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Office of Medical Applications of Research

I won't be blogging while I'm there. Unlike most other bloggers I can't think and type at the same time. Besides, I expect and hope that my brain will be filled to overflowing. See you in a few days when I recover.

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