Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Scientific Symposium

Overview

This program completed in October 2016.

Under Dr. Charles A. Sanders’ visionary leadership, the FNIH has influenced the course of biology and medicine over the past 20 years. At the Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Scientific Symposium on Oct. 19, 2016, audiences heard from scientific leaders, including Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences awardees, to learn more about the latest pioneering biomedical research.

FNIH Contact

  • Please contact the Advancement Office for more information at advancement@fnih.org or 301-402-4976.

Goals

  • Share the latest pioneering biomedical research in honor of the former FNIH Chairman Charles A. Sanders, M.D.

Speakers Included

  • Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Steven M. Paul, M.D. Chairman, Board of Directors, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
  • Charles A. Sanders, M.D. Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Guest of Honor
  • Victor J. Dzau, M.D. President, National Academy of Medicine Master of Ceremonies
  • Karl A. Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D. 2015 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences Recipient D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
  • Ruslan M. Medzhitov, Ph.D. 2013 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences Recipient David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology Yale University School of Medicine Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
  • Jeannie T. Lee, M.D., Ph.D. 2016 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences Recipient Professor of Genetics and Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

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