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2nd Annual Children's National-NIAID Symposium

Event Details

The Children's National and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) partnership focuses on pediatric studies of significant interest to investigators at both institutions. This collaboration is framed and supported through a supplemental award to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National (CTSI-CN), which is funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). As partners, Children's National and NIAID co-host an annual symposium. This year, the event will highlight other collaborative efforts between NIH and Children's National, and address genomics and care of children with immunologic diseases.

Natcher Conference Center

Draft Agenda

Featured speakers from NHGRI are in bold.

  • 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:15 – 9:30 a.m. H. Clifford Lane, M.D., NIAID, Mark L. Batshaw, M.D., Children’s National
  • 9:30 – 10:00 a.m Marshall Summar, M.D., Children’s National Rare Disease Institute
  • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Charles Venditti, M.D., Ph.D., National Human Genome Research Institute Collaboration
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Carsten Bonnemann, M.D., National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Poster Session / Lunch
  • 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Helen Su, M.D., Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Harry Malech, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Catherine Bollard, M.D., Children’s National
  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Michael Keller, M.D., Children’s National
  • 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
  • 3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Project Update – Food Allergies in Children
  • 4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Project Update – Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • 4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Project Update – Neuro‐Immunologic Disorders
  • 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Closing Reception


Funding for this conference was made possible through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program (grant UL1TR001876 and KL2TR00187 from NIH). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Last updated: September 26, 2019