ASTMH 2015

[October 26, 2015]
Discussion and Reception:
Putting Patients First: The Need for New Tools for Filarial Diseases

 

 

 

Filarial Event ASTMH 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will host a panel discussion and reception on the need for research and development (R&D) to develop new diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines for the
millions of patients affected by onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis).

– 6:00pm Reception
– 6:30pm Program

SPEAKERS INCLUDED:

  • Samuel Wanji, University of Buea
  • Alexander Debrah, Kumasi Centre
  • Claudia Pena Rossi, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative(DNDi)
  • Tala de los Santos, PATH
  • Sara Lustigman, New York Blood Center
  • V. Kumaraswami, Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Luc E. Coffeng, Erasmus MC
  • Didier Bakajika, Sightsavers
  • Achim Hoerauf, University of Bonn
  • Robert Don, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi)

Robert Austrian Auditorium and Lobby
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Research Building
1st Floor
415 Cure Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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This event was co-organized by:
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