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'Fireside Chat' with NIH Director Collins, Sen. Coons

 

Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, opioid addiction … what progress is being made in fighting these killers, and how can we accelerate the discovery of new life-saving treatments?

 

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) — the biggest funder of biomedical research in the world  — and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons from Delaware will be at the University of Delaware on Friday, March 1, in Mitchell Hall, for a "fireside chat" about these important topics. UD President Dennis N. Assanis will moderate the discussion.

 

Seating is limited, and advance registration is required at this website: https://research.udel.edu/partnership-for-progress/. Please submit questions for the speakers via the registration page.

 

The event also will be live-streamed at the UDLive website: https://sites.udel.edu/udlive/

 

 

 

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:15am to 12:30pm

Mitchell Hall
Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

Event Type

Faculty & Staff, Research Office, Academics, Grad Students & Postdocs

Calendar

Departments

Research Office

Website

http://udel.edu/star

Cost

Attendance is free, but advance registration required at https://research.udel.edu/partnership-for-progress/

Contact Name

Eileen Pothier

Contact Phone

302-831-4007

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