Bill Gates to deliver 2013 Barmes lecture at NIH

November / December 2013 | Volume 12, Issue 6

Bill Gates administers polio vaccine to baby, held by mother, another man and woman look on
Photo courtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation / Prashant Panjiar

Bill Gates will visit NIH on Dec. 2, 2013 to meet with
NIH leaders and give a speech on biomedical

Global health philanthropist Bill Gates will visit NIH on Monday, Dec. 2, to present the 2013 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture. In addition to delivering his talk titled "Why the Future Needs Biomedical Innovation," Gates will discuss global health priorities with NIH leaders and visit several infectious disease labs.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supports a broad range of NIH global health research projects involving malaria, diarrheal diseases, nutrition, parasitic worms, tuberculosis and HIV, all in collaboration with the Foundation for NIH.

The annual address, co-sponsored by Fogarty and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, honors the late David E. Barmes, a public health dentist. The speech will be available via webcast, live and following the event.

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