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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: Opportunities and Challenges
Monday, August 9, 2010 -
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Location: Pooks Hill Marriott, Bethesda, MD
Description: The goals of this meeting were to review the current evidence for care practices and define gaps for which knowledge regarding care is lacking. It was hoped that information (or lack thereof) presented at this meeting would lead to new initiatives and advancement of knowledge and care in the field.
Contact: Rosemary D. Higgins, M.D., firstname.lastname@example.org@mail.nih.gov
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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