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Preparing for Bio-Threats: Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

America and the world has come to recognize the importance of bio-threats, whether intentional or naturally developing. Our preparedness for these challenges is limited and we risk finding ourselves vulnerable with inadequate public health policies and a lack of drugs and safety measures. Join with leading professionals from the medical, bioscience and education communities as we discuss:



With Participation from:

  • Donna Ambrosino, Massachusetts

Biologic Laboratory, Unitversity of
Massachusetts Medical School

  • Gerald Beltz, Harvard Medical School
  • Jay Berzofsky, National Cancer

Institute, National Institutes of Health

  • Charles Cantor, Sequenom, Boston


  • Charles DeLisi, Boston University


  • Donald Henderson, Center for

Civilian Biodefense Strategies

  • Gerald Keusch, Boston University
  • Mark Klempner, Boston University
  • Bruce Levin, Emory University
  • Adel Mahmoud, Merck Vaccine Division
  • Fred Sparling, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Saul Tzipori, Tufts University

Event location:

Boston University School of Management
595 Commonwealth Avenue | Boston, Massachusetts
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Made Possible by the Support of Merck Research Laboratories-Boston

Pdf version of the invite


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