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Webinar – NIAID Resources to Facilitate Discovery & Development of Anti-Infectives
February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Speakers include Ann Eakin, Senior Scientific Officer Office of Biodefense, Research Resources & Translational Research, DMID/NIAID/NIH, member of the CARB-X Joint Oversight Committee.
In this presentation, Ann Eakin (US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIAID) will provide an overview of the various mechanisms of support offered by NIAID to facilitate the discovery and development of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics targeting infectious diseases. The types of support that will be discussed are grants and contracts, as well as preclinical and clinical research services that aim to reduce risk and advance product development efforts. Researchers from any country and from any type of institution (academia, industry, non-profit) are eligible to apply for nearly all types of support mechanisms offered by NIAID, irrespective of prior or current NIH funding.
Ann’s presentation will be complemented by a short presentation of Dan Pevear, Founder and Senior Vice President, Biology and Grants Development, VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals, in which he will share VenatoRx’ experience with NIAID support mechanisms.
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.