Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
Founder and Managing Partner, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Effective vaccines against diseases that have plagued animals and humans for thousands of years-particularly infections transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes, and other insects-will revolutionize life for millions of people some day. The new vaccines will deliver significant health benefits and economic opportunities, improving lives and livelihoods worldwide, especially in developing countries.
Wendy Brown, a professor of immunology and veterinary microbiology and pathology at Washington State University, will discuss her efforts to develop vaccines to stop diseases similar to human malaria. To register for the lunch program, click here.