Environmental Toxicity and Neurodevelopmental Disorders


Another event to check out on Friday, June 24—This conference will address the science surrounding environmental toxins and their harmful effects on the neurodevelopmental system as well as offer potential strategies to create positive changes in the environment and health practices and policies. Speakers include Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Martha Herbert of Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School and Dr. Isaac Pessah, professor of toxicology at the University of California’s Davis School of Medicine. Co-hosted by Duquesne University and The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Call 412.833.4360 or visit www.envirotoxicityandkids.com for more information.