Organiser: Dr Charles Forsyth
Friday 18 November 2011
Venue: Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU
9.40: Welcoming remarks and Introduction to the Halogens - Dr Damien Downing
10.00: Iodine - Dr Jorge Flechas (N Carolina, USA, physician, iodine researcher, co-published with Drs Guy Abraham and Dr David Brownstein)
11.30: Iodine (continued) & Bromine - Dr Jorge Flechas
12.15: Perfluorochemicals & Plastics Additives - Professor Tamara S Galloway
14.00: Fluoride - Prof Vyvyan Howard (Professor of Bioimaging, University of Ulster)
14.45: Dioxins - Dr Janna Koppe (Consultant paediatrician, Emma Children’s Hospital, Amsterdam) Perinatal dioxin exposure in Western Europe 1987-1991 and later effects in the offspring until adolescence with emphasis on delayed breast development in the girls and metabolic changes.
16.00: Fluoride - Dr John McLaren Howard (biochemist, Acumen) At 1ppm, the level added to drinking water, can fluoride sensitivity occur and/or can toxicity be demonstrated?
16.30: PCBs & Phthalates - Dr Gavin ten Tusscher (Consultant paediatrician, Holland)
17.15: Discussion / panel