Event: Inaugural Franklin A. Neva Memorial Lecture

December 6, 2012 · No Comments

A lecture series has been created to commemorate Dr. Franklin A. Neva, a pioneer in the field of biomedical research and long-time ASTMH member who won three of the Society's most presitigious awards. Dr. Neva passed away just over one year ago. Details of the first lecture in this series, which will be held at NIH, follow.

Wednesday, Dec.12, 10:00-11:00 am

Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10/ Clinical Center (NIH main campus)

Edgar M. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Clinical Immunology Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

The Influence of HTLV-1 in the Immunologic Response and Clinical Manifestations of Helminthic Infection

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, the Franklin A. Neva Memorial Fund established by Dr. Neva's family, and the Foundation for the NIH, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization that raises private sector funds for a broad portfolio of unique programs that complement and enhance NIH priorities and activities. For additional information about the Foundation for the NIH, see

This lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available in the Amphitheater lobby immediately following the talk.

This lecture will not be videocast.

Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Theodore Nash, NIAID, 301-496-6920,

For TTY callers, please call the above number through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.


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