DECEMBER WORKSHOP ON BALANCING SCIENCE AND ANIMAL WELFARE IN TEXAS 

RELEASE DATE:  October 20, 2003

NOTICE:  NOT-OD-04-002 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, NIH, the Scientists Center for 
Animal Welfare (SCAW), and the University of Texas Health Science 
Center at San Antonio will present the SCAW Winter Conference, 
“Balancing Science and Animal Welfare – The Freedom to Succeed.”  The 
meeting will be held December 8-9, 2003, at The Menger Hotel in San 
Antonio, Texas.  The SCAW workshop will include topics such as the 
science of humane study design, recognition of pain and distress, 
behavioral research and models of distress, common program failures and 
risk management.  

Conference agenda and a registration form are available at the SCAW 
website, http://www.scaw.com/winter%20conference.htm.

INQUIRIES

For questions or further information, contact:

Margaret C. Quinlan
Animal Welfare Program Specialist
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 360
Bethesda, MD  20892-7982
301/401-4325
Fax:  301-402-2803
quinlanm@od.nih.gov


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