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Thursday, November 25, 2021
News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) Meeting

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The FDA Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) will convene on 30 November 2021 to discuss Merck and Ridgeback’s request for emergency use (EUA) of molnupiravir oral capsules for treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults who are at risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. an investigational antiviral drug to treat COVID-19. FDA […]

Prevention and Preparedness: Webinar 3

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The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated and exacerbated challenges in caring for people of all ages with serious illness. The response to many of these challenges involved rapid innovation and as such provides valuable lessons learned that will likely significantly alter the field of serious illness care in the post-pandemic era. The Roundtable on Quality Care […]

One Health: Integrating Human, Animal and Environmental Health

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A virtual science conference on One Health: Integrating Human, Animal and Environmental Health will be held 3 December 2021. The One Health movement, which has come to prominence in the last decade, advocates greater cross-sectoral collaboration and communication across the human-animal-environment interface. There has been a long-standing recognition that population health is intrinsically linked to […]

Current Concepts in Quantitative Risk Assessment for Skin Sensitization

The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) is partnering with the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs to present a webinar series on “Current Concepts in Quantitative Risk Assessment for Skin Sensitization.” The next webinar in the series on December 8 will […]

National Biodefense Science Board Meeting

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The National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) will meet in public (virtually) on December 16, 2021, to provide advice and recommendations to ASPR regarding the development of the 2023-2026 National Health Security Strategy and to discuss other matters of current important for public health emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. A more detailed agenda will be available […]

Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Improve Diagnosis

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene a virtual workshop on January 14, 2022 to examine changes to diagnostic paradigms in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to consider the lessons learned and opportunities for improving diagnosis within the U.S. health care system. The workshop will be accessible to the public via […]

Animal Welfare Challenges in Research and Education on Wildlife, Non-Model Animal Species and Biodiversity

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The National Academies will host a meeting 9-10 February 2022 to discuss the current understanding of animal welfare challenges in research on wildlife and biologically diverse vertebrate animal species. Research to advance understanding of the ecology and biology of wildlife species is more important than ever as the world confronts issues ranging from biodiversity loss […]

Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing

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This will be the Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing.  It is being organized as a collaborative activity of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, the U.K.’s Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences, and The World Academy of Sciences.  It will bring together leading experts to examine […]

2022 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium

The 2022 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium will be held May 1-4, 2022, in West Palm Beach, Fla. The ASM Clinical Virology Symposium brings together top biomedical scientists, physicians and laboratorians to discuss the latest in diagnostic virology, vaccine development, molecular diagnostics and more! This international symposium will provide a forum for the meaningful exchange of […]