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Bisphenol-A and Other Suspected Estrogenic Endocrine Disruptors

Dinner Program Hosted by NMS Labs

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  • 1. Bisphenol-A and Other Suspected Estrogenic Endocrine Disruptors Dinner Program Hosted by NMS Labs
  • 2. Agenda
    • Welcome
    • NMS Labs Overview
    • Presentation by Andrea C. Gore, PhD
      • “ Bisphenol-A and Other Suspected Estrogenic Endocrine Disruptors”
    • Remarks from Lee Blum, PhD, DABFT
      • “ Testing for Bisphenol-A and Other Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”
    • Q&A Session
    • Closing Remarks
  • 3. NMS Labs Overview
    • Nation’s Leading Independent Provider of Esoteric Toxicology and Diagnostic Lab Testing
      • 40 year legacy, leading in innovation, quality and service
      • World-renowned scientific and medical experts
      • Clinical testing, Forensic sciences, Research services
      • Industry leaders rely on NMS Labs
    • Unrivaled 2500+ Esoteric Toxicology Test Menu
    • Demonstrated Commitment to R&D
      • Growing high-caliber scientific staff with highly recognized credentials
      • New tests, customized panels, new & unique sample types
      • New endocrinology laboratory
      • Expanded environmental and metals capabilities
    • Invested in Quality
      • OSHA, CLIA, CAP, ABFT, ASCLD/LAB-International
    • Distinctive Service Levels
  • 4. NMS Labs Services
  • 5. NMS Labs is the only commercial clinical testing lab to offer specialized BPA testing that can provide new insights to help medical researchers in deriving conclusions and aid physicians in their differential diagnoses. NMS Labs Services
  • 6. Introducing…
    • Andrea C. Gore, PhD
      • World-renowned expert on neuroendocrine systems currently at the University of Texas at Austin
      • Contributing author to the June 2009 Endocrine Society’s Position Paper on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
      • Publishing a new book entitled “Endocrine Disruptors and Puberty”
      • Actively involved in various professional organizations including the Endocrine Society and the American Society for Neuroendocrinolgy
    This will be the first comprehensive volume on the links between exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and consequences on pubertal development in wildlife, laboratory animals and humans, with discussions of reproductive, neurobiological, thyroid and other endocrine systems.
  • 7. Introducing…
    • Lee Blum, PhD, DABFT
      • Assistant Laboratory Director at NMS Labs
      • Member and former chair of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA ® ) Biological Monitoring Committee and American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH ® ) Biological Exposure Indices (BEI ® ) Committee
      • Adjunct faculty member at the School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia teaching Fundamentals of Environmental Health and Environmental and Occupational Exposure Toxicology
  • 8. Thank you for joining us! Please enjoy the evening. For more information, please call 1.800.522.6671 or visit www.nmslabs.com.
  • 9. Dr. Gore’s Book
    • Endocrine Disruptors and Puberty is part of Springer’s “Contemporary Endocrinology” series, with expected publication in early 2011.
    • The authors, Drs. Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis and Andrea Gore, are leaders in clinical practice and research on effects of environmental perturbations on development, puberty, and adult homeostasis.
    • This will be the first comprehensive volume on the links between exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and consequences on pubertal development in wildlife, laboratory animals and humans, with discussions of reproductive, neurobiological, thyroid and other endocrine systems.
    Acknowledgements Funding: NIH RC1 ES018139 NIH R21 ES12272 PhRMA UT-Austin Fellowships Sarah Dickerson Deena Walker