Elections for the IDSA and HIVMA Boards of Directors will begin June 22 using a candidate selection and election process implemented last year designed to ensure that the society’s leadership represents the full diversity of our membership. Voting begins June 22 and will end July 20 at 5 p.m. EDT
The IDSA Foundation announces a call for applications for the 2021 Microbial Pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s Disease Grant. The $1.7 million grant, an increase from $1 million in 2020, will fund the advancement of novel research into possible links between infectious diseases and the causation of Alzheimer’s disease.
The renewed introduction in the 117th Congress of the Pioneering Antimicrobial Subscriptions to End Upsurging Resistance (PASTEUR) Act, a bipartisan House and Senate bill to support the development of new antibiotics and promote their appropriate use, opens a critical opportunity for legislators to combat a growing and global public health crisis.
The North Dakota State University Center for Immunization Research and Education (CIRE) is hosting a free virtual conference, June 16-17, for healthcare providers and public health professionals to examine ways to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates.
IDSA Foundation, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS will host the 2021 IDea Incubator, the premier showcase of technology in the field of infectious diseases and a pitch-style competition that drives innovations across various disciplines with the potential to improve the infectious diseases specialty and patient care.
In separate United Kingdom meetings June 3-5, G7 ministers of health and finance committed their nations to confronting the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, with meaningful and concrete actions. The concluding documents from the ministers’ meetings directly address priorities promoted by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. With commitments to foster new antibiotic development through international and cross-sectoral collaboration