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Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Toronto, Ontario
The FACE Research Network is pleased to announce its 15th annual meeting to be held September 17, 2014, at the new Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, SickKids, 686 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario.
Kenneth Lyons Jones, MD, the renowned paediatrician and researcher who was one of two doctors who identified Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), will deliver the Keynote Address via live video feed from The Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. Jones is the President of the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), and Chief of the Division of Dysmorphology/Teratology at the Department of Pediatrics at UCSD. Dr. Jones is considered to be the father of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) as he was one of two doctors at the University of Washington who first identified FAS in the United States in 1973. Over the past 40 years, he has continued to make significant contributions to our understanding of the prenatal effects of alcohol.
FACE 2014 will feature the annual FACE Poster Competition. We invite poster submissions on all topics of medical and social science research related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
NEW! This year each poster presenter will get 5 to 10 minutes (depending on the number of participants) to speak before the entire delegation, to describe their research objective, methodology and findings.
DEADLINE for submitting poster abstracts: April 15, 2014. All applicants will be notified of acceptance within 2 weeks of receipt of abstract submission.
All accepted abstracts will be published in Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology/Fetal Alcohol
Research at http://cjcp.ca/hm/
Posters will be judged by an expert panel and a winner will be selected to receive a cash award of $200.00
Please read the following guidelines before preparing your abstract(s).
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