The Dr. Franklin A. Neva Memorial Fund

The Dr. Franklin A. Neva Memorial Fund honors the legacy of Franklin A. Neva, M.D., a renowned virologist, parasitologist, clinician and former director of the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The Fund supports an annual lecture on a topic related to clinical tropical medicine and associated pathophysiology as part of the LPD's ongoing lecture series. It also supports an annual session held by the LPD and the Greater Washington Infectious Disease Society that is devoted to parasitic and/or tropical medicine, featuring discussions of individual cases.

Goals

  • Support an annual lecture on a topic related to clinical tropical medicine and associated pathophysiology.

Results & Accomplishments

2017 Franklin A Neva Memorial Lecture:

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10/Clinical Center

Thomas Junghanss, M.D, Professor and Head, Clinical Tropical Medicine Section, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany; Chair, WHO Informal Working Group on Echinococcosis, Geneva, Switzerland

Topic: “Cystic Echinococcosis – Staging Matters”

Media

NIH (October 26, 2011): NIH remembers Dr. Franklin A. Neva.

Support

To donate, please contact advancement@fnih.org or visit https://fnih.org/donate/general_donation.

Partners

Greater Washington Infectious Disease Society
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Contacts

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