History at the NIH

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Conference program (PDF - 2.35 MB)

Date/Time: 15 June 2010 / 8:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room D, Building 45 (Natcher)
National Institutes of Health

This Symposium is a 'progress report' by the seven Stetten fellows in the Office of History. Their presentations explore the NCI’s cancer virus program in the 1970s, public responses to Leptin and obesity, nanotechnology and cancer, the NIH consensus development program, complementary and alternative medicine at the NIH, the history of psychosurgery, and the role of the NIH in the development of research ethics. 

For further details please download the conference program. For a PDF of the conference poster click here.

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Student Symposium

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Conference program (PDF - 252KB) 

Date: 4  June 2010
Venue: Lister Hill Visitor’s Center (Building 38A), National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
Free to Registrants

This Symposium – cosponsored by the Office of History, the National Library of Medicine, and the Washington Society for the History of Medicine – aims to provide a forum for graduate and post-doctoral students in the history of medicine and the biomedical sciences in the Washington DC area to discuss issues of common interest.

For further details and registration please download the conference program.