October 30, 2011

The Fogarty International Center is hosting a series of live webinars on research resulting from its funding opportunity on brain disorders. The series, covering a range of topics related to brain disorders, will help shed light on some of the challenges and potential solutions in developing collaborative research and capacity-building projects relevant to low- and middle-income countries. Presentations include:

  • 20 Years and Still Learning: The Joys and Challenges of Collaborative Research in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Dr. Gretchen Birbeck, Michigan State University
  • Surveillance for Infectious Causes of Meningoencephalitis in Peru
    Wednesday, November 2, 2011, Dr. Joe Zunt, Harborview Medical Center
  • Enhancing Participation in Research Studies, Our Challenges and Solutions From Ethics to Social Marketing for Populations With Low Education Levels
    Wednesday, December 7, 2011, Dr. Gladys Maestre, University of Zulia
  • Screening for Neuro-Developmental Disabilities in a Developing Country: Challenges and Suggestions for the Way Forward
    Wednesday, January 4, 2012, Dr. Angelina Kakooza, Makerere University Mulago Hospital