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Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

2016 World Malaria Day Symposium

World Malaria Day Symposium & JHBSPH Centennial Celebration

Global Malaria
The International Centers of Excellence

Monday, 25 April, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland


Peter Agre, M.D., Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., and Dean Michael Klag, M.D. (video)

NIAID Int'l Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMR) Program Overview

Malla Rao, DrPH, MEng, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (video)

African ICEMRs (moderated by Clive Shiff)

Southern Africa – William Moss, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (video)

Malawi – Don Mathanga, Ph.D., University of Malawi (video)

West Africa – Donald Krogstad, M.D., Tulane University (video)

Africa and New World ICEMRs (moderated by Jenny Stevenson)

East Africa – Grant Dorsey, M.D., University of California (video)

Latin America – Socrates Herrera-Valencia, M.D., Caucaseco Scientific Research Center, Colombia (video)

Amazonia – Joe Vinetz, M.D., University of California, San Diego (video)

Keynote Speaker (moderated by Jenny Stevenson)

Sir Brian Greenwood, CBE, FRS, FMedSci, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
“Chemoprevention of malaria in children in malaria endemic areas” (video)

Asian and Pacific ICEMRs (moderated by Doug Norris)

South Asia – Pradipsinh Rathod, Ph.D., University of Washington (video)

India – Jane Carlton, Ph.D., New York University (video)

Southeast Asia – Liwang Cui, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (video)

Southwest Pacific - Chris King, M.D., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University (video)