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Important Advances in Scientific Research of Infectious Diseases: Future perspectives


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By Dr. Anthony Fauci
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Presentation at:

    Science, Health and Development: Achievements and Challenges in One Hundred Years of PAHO.
    XXXVII Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research
    Washington, D.C., 12-14 June 2002

    Document No 37/2002.23


  • Progress in control infectious diseases
  • Examples of important human pathogens with significant antibiotic resistance
  • Infectious diseases in the 21st Centrury: the scientific base
  • Infectious diseases in the 21st Centrury: the era of microbial and human genomics
  • Drugs discovery in the post-genomic era
  • Introduction of new vaccines era
  • Importance of global health research
  • Priorities in global health

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