June 1974

News and Announcements

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(6):924. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110250150043

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National Workshop in Teratogenesis and Mutagenesis, June 17-21, 1974.—An interdisciplinary workshop, co-sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration, Teratology Society, and Jefferson Medical College, for discussing and demonstrating the various problems encountered in teratologic and mutagenetic investigations. Areas of study included in this week-long workshop will be basic concepts of teratogenesis, mutagenesis, and transplacental carcinogenesis, as well as cytogenetics, epidemiology, statistics, pharmacology, biochemistry, and drug testing. For further information and/or applications write, Ronald P. Jensh, PhD, Jefferson Medical College, 920 Chancellor St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Materials Available on Poison Control.—The Education Committee of the American Association of Poison Control Centers announces the availability of the following materials: Slide Talk: "Little Children and Big Poisons"—44 slides, 35 mm, color, with annotated script, covering incidence, hazards, preventive measures, and first aid suggestions ($14).

Filmstrip: "Little Children and Big Poisons"—38-frame, color, with script, designed for presentation to pupils in grades

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