The first report will look at the causes of stress in lab animals and how to determine when stress becomes distress. It will provide principles for committees that oversee institutional animal care to use in identifying and minimizing this distress. The committee's first information-gathering meeting will be held next week.
Monday, April 10, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 100 of the Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reporters wishing to attend should register in advance with the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. An agenda is online at http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=1323&MeetingNo=1
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