Moderator Michael Johansson - Biologist, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Visiting Scientist,, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Panelist Sudhir Bhatia - Manager, Genekam Biotechnology AG
Panelist Alexandre Costa - R&D Specialist, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz)
Panelist Cecilia Marques-Toledo - Executive and Scientific Director, Ecovec
Due to global trade and travel, tropical diseases often spread rapidly across continents and affect large swaths of the population. Companies, research organizations and global initiatives are gaining momentum to tackle these diseases. This panel will examine the preventative approaches being developed to counter tropical diseases and the diagnostic and therapeutic developments that provide effective tools in the fight against them.