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2016 Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, July 11th, 2016

The 2016 Executive Committee Meeting in Copenhagen is scheduled for Sunday July 24, 2016, at 9:00 am at the Tivoli Congress Centre.

Comments requested for NCCIH Strategic Plan

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

A request was posted soliciting comments on the new strategic plan draft for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH). https://nccih.nih.gov/research/blog/draft-plan-comments. Comments are due by April 15, 2016 (sorry for the short notice).

Workshop: Addressing Challenges in the Assessment of Botanical Dietary Supplement Safety herbals or herbal dietary supplements

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Workshop: Addressing Challenges in the Assessment of Botanical Dietary Supplement Safety
herbals or herbal dietary supplements

April 26-27, 2016,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EDT
Location: Lister Hill Auditorium
National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/about/presscenter/events/2016/index.html

Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is now accepting applications for the Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum on June 7–9, 2016, at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.

This 3-day practicum will provide a thorough overview on the issues, concepts, unknowns, and controversies about dietary supplements and supplement ingredients. It will also emphasize the importance of scientific investigations to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and value of these products for health promotion and disease prevention as well as how to carry out this type of research.

Please share this information with your colleagues who might be interested in applying to attend—especially faculty, students, and practitioners with a serious interest in the subject. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 4, 2016.

Nobel Prize Lecture in Physiology or Medicine, Satoshi Omura

Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Nobel Prize Lectures in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was given today, including ASP Fellow Professor Satoshi Ōmura’s lecture entitled, “A splendid gift from the Earth: The origins & impact of Avermectin.”

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2015/omura-lecture.html