As the only program of its kind nationally, the Human Teratogens Course will provide balanced and comprehensive information on the current knowledge and controversies in the field of teratology and counseling for pregnancy exposures. The faculty, many of whom are teratology and toxicology experts, will present lectures that will cover basic principles of teratology, embryology, and epidemiology as well as detailed information regarding maternal conditions and environmental exposures which may pose teratogenic effect in pregnancy and lactation. The course will also provide up-to-date information on common exposures and hot topics such as Zika and Opioids, which providers are likely to encounter in their practice. The target audience for this course includes: obstetricians, maternal fetal medicine specialists, genetic counselors, pharmacists, and allied health professionals. Teratology Society members may receive a registration discount by using discount code TS during registration.
This joint Teratology Society / American College of Toxicology course is designed to provide a basic understanding in reproductive and developmental biology and principles of various testing approaches for reproductive and developmental toxicology, with strong emphasis on the practical application of these principles and interpretation of nonclinical safety data as well as risk assessment. The intended audience for this course includes industrial and regulatory scientists, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.