May is Allergy and Asthma Awareness month-- an opportune time to explore the multi-pronged, public/private sector “process behind progress” in the fight against these high burden health threats. During the briefing, researchers in the field will tell that story, from bench to bedside. Lisa Simpson, president & CEO of AcademyHealth, will moderate the briefing.
Featured speakers will include:
Vernetta Santos and family, Allergy and Asthma advocates
Kirk Druey, M.D., Chief, Molecular Signal Transduction Section, Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Basic Research Perspective
Catherine Bonuccelli, M.D., Therapeutic Area Head, Respiratory, GlaxoSmithKline
Clinical Research Perspective
Tyra Bryant-Stephens, M.D., Founder and Medical Director, Community Asthma Prevention Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Population Health Research Perspective
Michael Cabana, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Health Services Research Perspective
The briefing is hosted by AcademyHealth, Research!America, Allergy and Asthma Network, GlaxoSmithKline and Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.