Meet-the-Professor Session:
105. Malaria: What's New?
Friday, October 6, 2017: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 05AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • review the burden of malaria in pregnancy and infants
  • describe maternal and fetal immunology and how that affects outcomes in malaria infection
  • identify the difficulties in developing a malaria vaccine
  • discuss progress towards a malaria vaccine.

Target Audience: Academicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Wesley Van Voorhis, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Washington

7:00 AM
Maternal-Fetal Malaria Immunology
Margaret Feeney, MD, MSc

7:30 AM
8:00 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-260-L01-P


W. Van Voorhis, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.