The University at Buffalo’s Center for Integrated Biomedical Sciences is proud to host Dr. Peter Kilmarx, the Deputy Director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Kilmarx will be presenting the keynote seminar at “The Emerging Issues in Global Health” mini-symposium.
The Fogarty International Center addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs and supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships. Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is also participating in the mini- symposium.
Dr. Kilmarx’s two-day visit will include touring the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and discussions of UB’s research capacity building with University of Zimbabwe and University of the West Indies. Additional meetings will focus on an Emerging Infection Center in the Caribbean region, non-communicable diseases including UB’s partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center to initiate HIV/Oncology fellowships in Zimbabwe and a Prostate Cancer Center in Kingston, Jamaica. A new collaboration with New York State’s Center for Discovery focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder research.
DATE: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
TIME: 11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Active Learning Room, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
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