Who Sponsors MCS Research and Conferences?

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RESEARCH SPONSORS FROM 1991 TO 1999 (compiled by Albert Donnay)

*U.S. Department of Defense

*U.S. Veterans' Affairs

*U.S. CDC's Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

*U.S. National Institute of Health:

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

National Academy of Science:

Institute of Medicine (IOM)

National Research Council (NRC)

*State of New Mexico

*State of Washington

*Province of Ontario

11 MCS-Related Scientific Meetings

Sponsored or Co-sponsored Since 1991 By

6 Agencies of the U.S. Federal Government

(Compiled by Albert Donnay, MCS Referral & Resources, January 1998 edition)

Date

MCS-Related Workshop or Conference

Federal Agency Sponsor (subagency if specified)

Non-Government
Co-Sponsors (if any)

Published Proceedings

6-9

Nov 1995

Susceptibility and Risk

US Environmental Protection Agency (Health Effects Research Laboratory)

Sole Sponsor

Unknown

30 Oct

-1 Nov 1995

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: Symposium on the State of the Science

US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (JHU/NIOSH Educational Resource Center in Occupational Safety and Health)

Co-sponsored with the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology and
Dr.Ronald Gots' National Medical Advisory Service

Published by ISRTP in a special supplement of its Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology in 1996 paid for by Dr.Ronald Gots' Environmental Sensitivities Research Institute

20-22

Sept. 1995

Experimental Approaches to Chemical Sensitivity:

US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Superfund Basic Research Program)

Co-sponsored with Rutgers University Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, the University o f Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Published by NIEHS in its Environmental Health Perspectives in 1997 (Supplement 2)

25-27 April 1995

Risk Assessment for Sensitive Human Populations

US Environmental Protection Agency (Office of Research and Development), US Dept. of Defense (Tri-Service Toxicology), and US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (Division of Toxicology)

Sole sponsors

Published in Toxicology in 1996

19-21

Oct.

1994

Workshop on Animal Models of Nervous System Susceptibility to Indoor Air Contaminants

US Environmental Protection Agency and National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory

Sole sponsor

Published as US EPA Report # MS-95-264 in 1995

6-7

April 1994

Conference on Low-Level Exposure to Chemicals and Neurobiologic Sensitivity

US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Sole Sponsor

Published first in Toxicology and Industrial Health in 1994; republished in 1995 by ATSDR along with 2 other conference proceedings in MCS: A Scientific Overview, Mitchell F (editor), by Princeton Scientific Publishing

28-31 March 1994

11th Annual Life Sciences Symposium on Indoor Air and Human Health Revisited

US Department of Energy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), US Environmental Protection Agency

Martin Marietta Energy Systems Hazardous Waste Remedial Action Program

Published in 1996 in Indoor Air and Human Health, Gammage RB and Berven BA, editors, CRC Lewis Publishers, 2nd edition

12
Nov. 1993

Environmental Illness: Concepts, Issues and Policy

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

"Presented by" the American College of Allergy & Immunology "in cooperation with" NIEHS.

Unpublished; 50-page set of the abstracts & papers distributed at the meeting is available from MCS Referral & Resources

13-14 April 1993

Clean Sites: Expert Panel on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Sole Sponsor (in response to Congressional mandate, part of the FY 1993 budget process)

Unpublished "Facilitator's Report" available from ATSDR

20-21

Sept. 1991

Advancing the Understanding of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Co-sponsored with the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics

Published first by Toxicology and Industrial Health in 1992; republished in 1995 by ATSDR in combined volume noted above.

March 1991

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: A Workshop

US Environmental Protection Agency

Conducted at EPA's request by the National Research Council (Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences)

Published first by National Academy Press in 1992; republished in 1995 by ATSDR in combined volume noted above.

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