It coordinated the development of a joint proposal urging that iodine end up being contained in all prenatal supplement and mineral supplements, that was supported by five leading organizations: the Endocrine Culture, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Iodine Global Network , the Teratology Culture, and the ATA. ‘Pregnant and breastfeeding females in the United States are at risk for slight iodine deficiency,’ says Dr. Stagnaro-Green. ‘The addition of 150 mcg of iodine in all prenatal vitamins will make sure that the developing brain of the baby during pregnancy and early infancy will have sufficient iodine to develop to its maximal potential.’..Hannun shall provide his award lecture, titled Network of Bioactive Sphingolipids, at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, in the convention center’s Ballroom C, on the 3rd level. The award includes a plaque, a $3,000 money prize and travel expenditures. Fritz Lipmann Lectureship Arthur E. Johnson, a distinguished professor at the Texas A&M Health Technology Center’s College of Medication, gained the Fritz Lipmann Lectureship. The award, issued almost every other year, was founded by friends and co-workers of Nobel Prize winner Lipmann for conceptual advances in biochemistry, bioenergetics or molecular biology. Art revolutionized our knowledge of how complex protein machines operate, says Vytas A.