Dr. Lynn Loriaux joins other esteemed researchers at NICHD annual conference

Research for a Lifetime: A Scientific Colloquium in Honor of the NICHD’s 50th Anniversary

OHSU’s Lynn Loriaux, M.D., Ph.D., interim chair of the department of medicine, heads to Washington, D.C. this week to participate alongside some of the nation’s most accomplished researchers at this year’s National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Colloquium. The conference will be held at the NIH Clinical Center on the NIH Main Campus, Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the institute’s founding, the NICHD is holding a scientific colloquium to revisit its research past, report on its research present, and look toward its research future. Speakers will address many topics within the NICHD’s mission, including: developmental biology and origins of health and disease; pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes; human growth, behavior, development, and learning; health throughout the lifespan; contraception and reproductive health; intellectual and developmental disabilities; training the next generation of researchers; and improving the scientific enterprise.

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