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April 9, 2007

Last chance to RSVP for April 25 luncheon lecture at The Dana Center

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On Wednesday, April 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Dana Center in NW DC will host a lecture with complimentary lunch: "A Good Start in Life: Understanding Your Child's Brain and Behavior from Birth to Age Six."

Seating is limited, and you need to RSVP by the end of the day TODAY, April 9, if you'd like to attend - Send email to childdev (at) dana (dot) org or call the Center at 202.408.8800.

Guest speakers will be Dr. Norbert Herschkowitz and Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz. Dr. Herschkowitz is a pediatrician, neuroscientist, and professor emeritus at the University of Bern in Switzerland. A longtime collaborator with Jerome Kagan, Harvard University's leading researcher in the study of temperment, Dr. Herschkowitz is an advisor to the Swiss Federal Health Department on child development, with a special interest factors that protect against risky and antisocial behavior. His wife, Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz, is an American-born educator.

The Dana Center is at 900 15th St. NW (across from the McPherson Square metro station's Vermont Ave. exit). The international Dana Foundation and Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, with additional offices in London and New York, work to promote brain research, immunology and education. They also host a blog, "First Words," on the development of babies and young children, whose current entry covers the upcoming DC luncheon lecture.

Posted by Sarah at 10:24 AM.