The IDWeek 2021 Closing Plenary was given by both Harvey J. Alter, MD, Distinguished NIH Scholar, NIH and Anne Schuchat, MD, Former Principal Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr.Alter’s lecture, titled “Hepatitis C: The End of the Beginning and Possibly the Beginning of the End” focuses the history of Hepatitis C and the current status of Hepatis C treatment and vaccine development. Dr. Schuchat’s lecture, titled “Learning from Epidemics: A Long and Winding Road” focuses on how various epidemics throughout history have influenced current pandemic response.
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Day 1 – Day 2: Sept 29 – 30
Sept. 29-30: All Day
Sept. 29: 8–10 a.m.
Sept. 30: 10–11 a.m.
Edward H. Kass Lecture
Maxwell Finland Lecture
Sept. 30: 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Day 3 Oct. 1
Oct. 1: 8–8:45 a.m.
Oct. 1: 9–10 a.m.
Stanley A. Plotkin Lectureship in Vaccinology:
Oct. 1: 10–11:15 a.m.
Oct. 1: 10–11:15 a.m.
NIAID Vaccine Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
University of Chicago
Rochester General Hospital
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
University of California, San Francisco
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Former Principal Deputy Director, CDC
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IDWeek will be held in the San Diego Convention Center, located at 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101, from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2021. IDWeek events will also take place in some nearby hotels.
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