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NIH Guide: WORKSHOP ON MINIMIZING PAIN AND DISTRESS IN LABORATORY ANIMALS

WORKSHOP ON MINIMIZING PAIN AND DISTRESS IN LABORATORY ANIMALS

NIH GUIDE, Volume 21, Number 42, November 20, 1992



P.T. 42



Keywords:

  Animal Care 

  Animal Research Policy 



National Institutes of Health



The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office for Protection from

Research Risks (OPRR), is continuing to sponsor workshops on

implementing the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use

of Laboratory Animals.  Each of the workshops scheduled for FY 1993

will focus on a specific theme.



The workshops are open to institutional administrators, members of

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees, laboratory animal

veterinarians, investigators and other institutional staff who have

responsibility for high-quality management of sound institutional

animal care and use programs.



Opportunities will be available through workshops, question periods,

and informal discussions for participants to exchange ideas and

interests with faculty and OPRR representatives.



DATE:  December 3-4, 1992



TOPIC:  Minimizing Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals



LOCATION:  Loews Vanderbilt Plaza

2100 West End Avenue

Nashville, TN  37203

Telephone:  (615) 320-1700

FAX:  (615) 320-5019



SPONSORS:  Vanderbilt University

Meharry Medical College



REGISTRATION:  Ms. Marilyn Dasaro

Division of Continuing Medical Education

Vanderbilt University

D-8211 Medical Center North

Nashville, TN  37232-2337

Telephone:  (615) 322-4030

FAX:  (615) 343-0809



DATE:  January 21-22, 1993



LOCATION:  Sheraton Grande Torrey Pines

10950 N. Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA  92037

Telephone:  (619) 558-1500

FAX:  (619) 558-1131



SPONSORS:  Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation

Salk Institute



REGISTRATION:  Janie Partridge

Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation/MB

10666 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA  92037-000

Telephone:  (619) 554-8048

FAX:  (619) 554-8841



TOPIC:  Science and Animals:  Addressing Contemporary Issues



DESCRIPTION:  The Workshop will include the topics, Institutional

Responsibility and Current Issues of Concern; Biohazard Concerns in

Animal Research, e.g., HIV in scid-hu Chimeric Mice, Herpes B in

Nonhuman Primates, SIV in Nonhuman Primates; Animal Care and Use

Concerns in Neuroscience Research; IACUC Responsibility and special

concerns.



The Workshop is designed for Institutional Animal Care and Use

Committee (IACUC) members, institutional administrators, laboratory

animal veterinarians, investigators and their staff, as well as any

person sharing responsibility for the management of a sound

institutional animal care and use program.



For information concerning content and logistics at the program,

please contact Janie Partridge at (619) 554-8048, FAX (619) 554-8841.



DATE:  June 10-11, 1992



TOPIC:  TO BE ANNOUNCED



LOCATION:  Oklahoma City Marriott

3233 Northwest Expressway

Oklahoma City, OK  73112

Telephone:  (405) 842-6633

FAX:  (405) 842-3152



SPONSOR:  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center



REGISTRATION:  Ms. Marilyn Perry, Assistant to Director for

Compliance

Division of Animal Resources

BMSB/Room 203

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Telephone:  (405) 271-5185

FAX:  (405) 271-3032



INQUIRIES



For further information concerning future NIH/OPRR National Animal

Welfare Education programs contact:



Ms. Roberta Sonneborn

Office for Protection from Research Risks

National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 5B59

Bethesda, MD  20892

Telephone:  (301) 496-7163



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