Navigation Links
Progress Against Malaria: Developments on the Horizon
Date:10/1/2007

October 24, 2007
1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007

The Malaria Research Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The New York Academy of Sciences present Progress Against Malaria: Developments on the Horizon, a half-day symposium to highlight the latest research developments in the fight to combat malaria. This meeting will include discussions of new diagnostic tests, treatment and prevention strategies, and malaria-resistant mosquitoes. The symposium will also feature work from Macha, Zambia, where malaria research is conducted in a unique rural setting.

Online registration is available at www.nyas.org/mraconf. To register by phone or to request accommodations for a disability, call 212-298-8615.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2007 1:00 PM 5:30 PM

1:00 pm 2:00 pm Registration

2:00 pm 2:15 pm Welcome and Introduction
Ellis Rubinstein, President, The New York Academy of Sciences

2:15 pm 2:45 pm KEYNOTE LECTURE
Current Developments in Malaria Product Innovation and Control
Chris Hentschel, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Medicines for Malaria Venture

2:45 pm 3:25 pm SESSION I: The State of the Art and Beyond:
Vaccine Development and Creation of Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes That Cant Get Infected
Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Progress and Challenge in the Development of a Malaria Vaccine:
The PATH MVI Perspective
Christian Loucq, M.D., Director, The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

3:25 pm 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 pm 4:45 pm SESSION II: Progress in Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment
Moderator: Diane Griffin, Ph.D., M.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Macha: A Living Laboratory in Rural Zambia
Douglas Norris, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Using Human Saliva to Detect Malaria Infection
Sungano Mharakurwa, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

A Urine Dipstick for Malaria Diagnosis
David Sullivan, M.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

New Highly Active Artemisinin
Theresa Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Vaccination to Prevent Mosquito Infection
Nirbhay Kumar, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

4:45 pm 5:15 pm General Discussion and Questions

5:15 pm 5:30 pm Closing Remarks
Michael J. Klag, M.D., Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

5:30 pm 7:30 pm Reception


'/>"/>

Contact: Tim Parsons
tmparson@jhsph.edu
410-955-7619
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Bevacizumab Combined With Chemotherapy Improves Progression-Free Survival for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
2. Disease progression model of pancreatic cancer developed by Penn researchers
3. AIDS Public Awareness Campaign Expands Following Report Of Rapidly Progressive HIV
4. Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient
5. Cell therapy slows progression of an inherited neurological disease; Improves motor skills in mice
6. Genome changes tracked during multiple myeloma initiation, progression and treatment
7. Iraqs marshes show progress toward recovery
8. Progress being made in exploring potential use of stem cells to treat heart disease
9. Researchers make progress in studying genetic traits of India-born populations
10. Insulin receptor stops progression of Alzheimers disease
11. Progress made in HIV vaccine development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 The ... vendor landscape is marked by the presence of several ... however held by five major players - 3M Cogent, ... companies accounted for nearly 61% of the global military ... companies in the global military biometrics market boast global ...
(Date:4/17/2017)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), ... Report on Form 10-K on Thursday April 13, 2017 with the ... The ... section of the Company,s website at http://www.nxt-id.com  under "SEC Filings," ... 2016 Year Highlights: Acquisition of ...
(Date:4/13/2017)... April 13, 2017 According to a new market ... Identity Analytics, Identity Administration, and Authorization), Service, Authentication Type, Deployment Mode, Vertical, ... Market is expected to grow from USD 14.30 Billion in 2017 to ... of 17.3%. ... MarketsandMarkets Logo ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... The award-winning American Farmer television series will ... American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. , With global population estimates ... of how to continue to feed a growing nation. At the same time, many ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... , ... October 09, 2017 ... ... on October 5, 2017, in the medical journal, Epilepsia, Brain Sentinel’s SPEAC® ... gold standard, video EEG, in detecting generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) using surface ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... , Oct. 6, 2017  The 2017 ... of three scientists, Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank ... developments in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) have ... within the structural biology community. The winners worked ... can now routinely produce highly resolved, three-dimensional images ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... LINDA, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 05, 2017 , ... ... innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, is giving back to cancer research ... sold in October. , Now through October 31, shoppers can use promo code ...
Breaking Biology Technology: