The Deafness Research Foundation is the recipient of a grant totaling more than a quarter of a million dollars from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The grant will be applied to research projects in otologic laboratories and medical schools in the US, after evaluation and recommendation by a scientific review committee appointed by the foundation.A physician whose curiosity over the strange behavior of a tuberculosis test led to discovery of the widespread presence of histoplasmosis in children has been honored by the National Tuberculosis Association. Carroll E. Palmer, MD, director of Tuberculosis Research, United States Public Health Service in Washington, was awarded the Trudeau Medal for distinguished service in the respiratory disease field. The award was presented to Palmer at NTA's 60th anniversary meeting in New York.
The fourth inter-American conference on toxicology and occupational medicine, sponsored by the University of Miami School of Medicine, in