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You're invited: May 1 "Fogarty at 50" Symposium & Reception at NIH

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Please join us on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 for Fogarty's 50th Anniversary Symposium

You're invited to attend Fogarty's 50th Anniversary Symposium, "What are the new frontiers in global health research?" on Tuesday, May 1. This daylong discussion will review the many accomplishments in global health research and training, and look to the future to consider the largest gaps and greatest opportunities. Immediately following the symposium, the Foundation for the NIH is sponsoring a reception.
May 1, 2018
Fogarty 50th Anniversary Symposium: What are the new frontiers in global health research?

Natcher Auditorium, NIH campus

There is no fee, but registration is required to attend in person, and seating is limited. The symposium will be webcast live at https://videocast.nih.gov/. Registration is not required to view the webcast.
We intend the proceeding to be quite interactive, so we hope you will join us for this important conversation that will help us plan our future!
7:30 a.m.
Registration and check-in begin at Natcher Auditorium, NIH campus
9:00 a.m.
Dr. Roger I. Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center
Please note the event will begin promptly at 9 a.m. as it is being webcast live: https://videocast.nih.gov/
9:15 a.m.
Dr. Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet
Presentation title TBA
10:00 a.m.
Topic One: What has been accomplished and what is needed to advance infectious disease research and actually achieve the end of AIDS?
  • Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Associate Scientific Director, CAPRISA, South Africa
  • Dr. Bill Pape, Director, GHESKIO, Haiti
  • Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker, President, International AIDS Society, Deputy Director, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town
  • Dr. Sten Vermund, Dean, Yale University School of Public Health
11:30 a.m.
Lunch breakAttendees purchase lunch on their own: http://bit.ly/Fogarty50lunch
12:30 p.m.
Topic two: Noncommunicable diseases: how can we leverage existing research and training platforms to stem the tide of deaths and disability?
  • Overview
    • Dr. Glenda Gray, Chair, Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, former Fogarty trainee, Director, South African Medical Research Council
  • Cancer
    • Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, Director, National Cancer Institute
    • Dr. Satish Gopal, NCI grantee, former Fogarty grantee and Fogarty Fellow, University of North Carolina, Malawi’s only medical oncologist and Cancer Program Director of the UNC Project-Malawi
    • Dr. Sam Phiri, NCI grantee and mentor of Fogarty Fellows and Scholars, Director and Principal Investigator, Lighthouse Trust Clinic, Malawi
  • Cardiology and Sickle Cell Disease:
    • Dr. Gary Gibbons, Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
    • Dr. Julie Makani, NHLBI grantee and professor, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
    • Dr. Gerald Bloomfield, Fogarty Fellow and cardiologist/assistant professor, Duke University and Moi University, Kenya
2:00 p.m.
How can NIH Institutes and Centers collectively sustain and advance the global health research agenda?
Dr. Francis S. Collins, NIH Director
2:15 p.m.
Topic three: Global Brain Disorders: we're on the agenda, where do we go from here? What are the priorities for advancing the global mental health research agenda?
  • Case study: stigma and epilepsy in LMICs
    • Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    • Dr. Gretchen Birbeck, NINDS/Fogarty grantee and professor, University of Rochester
  • Case study: family with early-onset Alzheimer’s in Colombia may hold key to cure
    • Dr. Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging
    • Dr. Kenneth Kosik, NIA/Fogarty grantee, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Case study: genomics studies of schizophrenia in LMICs
    • Dr. Shelli Avenevoli, Deputy Director, National Institute of Mental Health
    • Dr. Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, NIMH/Fogarty grantee, University of Pittsburgh
4:00 p.m.
Topic four: Multigenerational models of long-term capacity building: the trainees become the trainers
  • Dr. Patricia Garcia, Cayetano Heredia University, Peru
    Trainee: Dr. Magaly Blas
  • Dr. Salim "Slim" Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Director, South Africa
    Trainee: Dr. Vivek Naranbhai
  • Dr. Nelson Sewankambo, Makerere University, Uganda
    Trainee: Dr. Mark Kaddumukasa
5:30 p.m.
Concluding thoughts
50th Anniversary Reception sponsored by the Foundation for the NIH
6:00 pm, located in a tent, adjacent to the Natcher Building

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