Zika: What You Need to Know

 Zika: What You Need to Know

Zika: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 5:30pm

The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Please join us for this informative Emerging Issues in Science program on the much-publicized Zika epidemic.

Dr. Paul Offit, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will moderate a panel of experts on the emergence of the virus and the development of future vaccines and therapies. Panelists include:

• Dr. David Weiner, W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Professor & Wistar’s Director of the Vaccine Center

• Dr. Niranjan Sardesai, C.O.O. of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

• Dr. Pablo Tebas, Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Wistar's Emerging Issues in Science series is designed to provide the layperson with opportunities for gaining insight into topics that are on the frontier of biomedical research and of current national interest.