Wednesday, September 12, 2018
During this session, the following Institute Directors will communicate the major goals and scientific accomplishments of their institutes, and will discuss the research advances in their own labs.
The most important nine months of your life
Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Mental health research: priorities and progress
Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Advancing health through accelerating information access:the National Library of Medicine prepares for its third century
Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D.
Director, National Library of Medicine
Ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic: an achievable goal
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Thursday, September 13, 2018
During this session, we will hear about recent research advances in the areas of immunodeficiency, rare diseases, genetic disorders, and membrane proteins.
- Primary defects of immune function: novel perspectives in pathophysiology and treatment
Jennifer A. Kanakry, M.D. (NCI-CCR)
Luigi D. Notarangelo, M.D. (NIAID)
- A new lysosomal storage disease due to a gain-of-function- mutation in the chloride transporter ClCN7: from clinical to basic science and back again
William Gahl, M.D., Ph.D. (NHGRI)
Joseph A. Mindell, M.D. Ph.D. (NINDS)
Friday, September 14, 2018
During this session, we will hear about the recent research advances in the areas of food and skin allergies, and virus pathogenesis and vaccine development.
- A rosier future for allergic dermatitis
Ian A. Myles, M.D., M.P.H. (NIAID)
- Role of atopic dermatitis in the development and manifestation of food allergy
Pamela A. Guerrerio, M.D., Ph.D. (NIAID)
- On the centennial of the 1918 influenza: lessons from the past and planning for the future
Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D. (NIAID)
- Studying influenza virus and vaccine organization by cryo-electron microscopy: The next ice age
Audray K. Harris, Ph.D. (NIAID)