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A full list of speakers is posted at m/schedule-speakers. Early registration is available at m/registration. Until May 1, general admission is 374, with discounts for students and educators. The conference is sponsored in part by The Dallas Morning News. Benefits from this research, Weintraub reports, include new medications benefiting both people and pets. Spurred by the death of her sister, Beth, from gastric cancer at age 47, Weintraub visited eight universities and interviewed veterinarians, oncologists and other scientists, as well as drug company executives, pet owners, and others.

Submitted by Lynne Lamberg on Wed, - 08:12, in, heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures, Arlene Weintraub describes promising collaborative research on cancers that are similar in dogs and humans, including gastric cancer, lymphoma, osteosarcoma, breast cancer, and melanoma. It takes place July 18-20 in Grapevine. Among them are the likes of Joel Achenbach, who covers science and politics for. The Washington Post ; Amy Dockser Marcus, a Pulitzer-winning writer for, the Wall Street Journal ; Dennis Overbye, deputy science editor of, the New York Times and author of.

Others appearing include: Sam Kean, author of the best-seller, the Violinists Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code. Seth Mnookin, associate director of MITs graduate program in science writing and author of. Conference director George Getschow says he sought to attract top guns in the field to the annual gathering of authors, journalists and those who aspire to be one or the other.

The Fight to Save Jurez: Life in the Heart of Mexicos Drug War. Carl Hart, author of, high Price: A Neuroscientists Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society, is a Columbia University professor who grew up in poverty. Getschow notes that Wrights 1994 book. Remembering Satan dealt with recovered memories, and 2006s, the Looming Tower looked at the forces that produce fanaticism. Speaker Ricardo Ainslie is a psychologist and author of.