ASTMH 2019

68th Annual Meeting

20-24 November 2019
National Harbor, USA

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health. 

 

 

Symposium

Tools to accelerate elimination of onchocerciasis

Co-chairs: Sara Lustigman, Head of Molecular Parasitology Lab, NY Blood Center, USA and Maria Rebollo Polo, Head of ESPEN, WHO

Speakers:

  • Sabine Specht, Head Filarial Diseases, DNDi, Switzerland
  • Sara Lustigman, Head of Molecular Parasitology Lab, NY Blood Center, USA
  • Maria Rebollo Polo, Head of ESPEN, WHO
  • Tom Nutman, NIAID, NIH, USA
  • Annie Mo, NIAID, NIH, USA

 

 

Oral presentations

Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019
Time: 13:45-15:30

Association of pre-control infection prevalence of lymphatic filariasis with clinical morbidity
Vinkeles Melchers N et al.

 

Drug development for the treatment and control of onchocerciasis: A population pharmacokinetic analysis of emodepside (BAY 44-4400) in healthy male
Assmus F, Hoglund RM, Scandale I, Tarning J

 

Poster 

Date: Saturday, 23 November 2019
Time: 12:00-13:45

Evaluating new regimens for the treatment of chronic Chagas disease: The BENDITA trial  
Barreira FBlum B, Garcia W, Gascón J, Ortiz L, Torrico F, Sosa-Estani S

 

 

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