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2013

Consortium funds study of manganese in drinking water and infant neurodevelopment

Consortium funds study of manganese in drinking water and infant neurodevelopment

November 7, 2013

Minnesota groundwater contains some of the highest naturally occurring manganese levels in North America and that metal makes its way into the state’s drinking water. Its risk to adults and young children has been determined, but no one knows its exact effect on infants. A 2013 Consortium Intramural Research Award will help fund a collaborative NIH pilot study to explore the connection between manganese and an infant's neurodevelopment. Read more about the study.

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Susan Wolf to Present in Atlanta on Death and Dying

October 24, 2013

Professor Susan Wolf will speak on “Improving Care Near the End of Life: Why It's Still So Difficult” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH), Oct. 24-27, 2013 in Atlanta. While there, she will also present at the annual meeting of the Hastings Center Fellows.

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Susan Wolf Speaks at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

July 19, 2013

At the invitation of the Division of AIDS, Consortium Founding Chair Susan Wolf presented on July 19 at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to an audience including individuals from across NIH. She addressed challenges of managing incidental findings in clinical research and the debates under way on return of results and incidental findings in both research and clinical care. Learn more about NIAID.

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