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Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
The U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program presents the 19th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID)
Parasitic Diseases Panel
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U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (USJCMSP)
International Conference on Emerging
Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim
February 7-10, 2017
Seoul, Republic of Korea
The focus of this conference will be on antimicrobial resistance of bacterial and parasitic diseases of importance in the Asia-Pacific region.
The objectives of this conference are to share current research findings and foster existing and potential international research collaborations that engage investigators and institutions in the Asia-Pacific region and the United States.
The invited participants include researchers of all levels, government and public health officials, and representatives from academia and other public and private institutions. Participants are primarily from countries within the Pacific Rim region, including Japan and the United States.
: In part, under the framework of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (CMSP), the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Japanese Ministries of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) will be co-sponsoring this conference.
The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are also a co-sponsors of this conference. IVI is also the local host of the conference.
: The scientific program has been developed by an international scientific planning committee associated with the Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI), Cancer, Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections, Immunology Board, Mycobacteria, and Parasitic Diseases Panels of the CMSP and with the IVI. Select oral and poster presentations were chosen through an abstract review process.
: The deadline for scientists interested in speaking or presenting a poster at the EID conference and/or panel meetings has passed.
More information about the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program can be found
Registration for this conference is closed.
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Last Updated October 07, 2016
Last Reviewed October 07, 2016
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