Fogarty International Center's 50th Anniversary

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Fogarty International Center celebrated its 50th anniversary of accomplishments and hosted a Scientific Symposium on May 1st, 2018 at the Natcher Auditorium on NIH’s campus. The program convened a series of panel discussions with NIH leaders, Fogarty grantees, and key stakeholders, to identify key gaps in global health research and strategize future research initiatives. Panel discussion topics included:

  • The evolving infections disease agenda
  • Noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease
  • Brain disorders across the lifespan
  • Oher global health research priorities


  • Provide an opportunity for the global health community to generate fresh ideas, cultivate partnerships, and develop novel approaches to seek solutions for critical global health problems.
  • Improve health in developing countries, as well as here in the United States.


Learn about the Fogarty International Center’s Scientific Symposium here.


Bharat Biotech
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Pfizer Inc


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