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On behalf of the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative (NGDI) at the University of British Columbia and the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to attend the symposium on Neglected Diseases: Recent Breakthroughs.

Time: March 25, 2022 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM PST.
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Speaker 1: Dr. Kathryn Maitland – Professor of Paediatric Tropical Infectious Diseases, Imperial College, London based at KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya – “Out of Africa: the fluid bolus story”.

Speaker 2: Dr. Jennifer Gardy – Deputy Director for Surveillance, Data, & Epidemiology (Malaria) at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – “What’s Hot Where It’s Hot: New Tools and Approaches for Malaria Eradication”.

Speaker 3: Dr. Amy Lee – Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department, Simon Fraser University – “Why are babies at risk for sepsis? A systems biology approach to understanding neonatal sepsis in Africa”.

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