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Advancing Global Health: Making University Innovations Available in Developing Countries

A collaborative UNC-Duke expert panel discussion about how university innovations and technologies should be managed and traded. Faculty leaders will decide if current policies do all they can for global health. Followed by Q & A and eco-friendly refreshments by MonaVerde.

Date and Location: September 29th, 2008 at 7:30pm, Duke University, Love Auditorium (Click for map)

Introducers: Dr. Myron Cohen, director of UNC's Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Michael Merson, director of Duke's Global Health Institute

Moderator: Dr. Anthony So, Director of the Program in Global Health and Technology Access (Duke)

Panelists: Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan, Director of the IGSP Center for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy (Duke)

Mark Crowell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development and Technology Transfer (Office of Technology Development) (UNC)

Dr. Robert E. Johnston, Executive Director of Global Vaccines, Inc. and the Carolina Vaccine Institute (UNC)

Dr. Rose Ritts, Executive Director of the Office of Licensing & Ventures (Duke)

Other info: In addition to the free Robertson Scholars Bus, additional free shuttles will provide free transportation from UNC to Duke. Email contact: UAEM@unc.edu

UAEM-Duke: http://www.duke.edu/web/uaem/index.html

UAEM-UNC: http://studentorgs.unc.edu/uaem/

UAEM international: www.UAEM.org