DOLF “NextGen” Grant Launch

April 24, 2019
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Ctr, Sem A, Medical Campus

We invite you to a presentation and reception to launch the DOLF
NextGEN Project funded through the generosity of the Bill and
Melinda Gates Foundation for research to accelerate elimination of
elephantiasis and river blindness.

Registration requested.


4:00p.m.  Welcome Address

  • Dean David Perlmutter, Dean of the School of Medicine
  • Dr. Bill Powderly, Director of the Institute for Public Health
  • Dr. Vicky Fraser, DOM Chair

4:15p.m.  Gates Foundation Support for Global Health and NTDs
Dr. Jonathan Arm, Senior Program Officer Gates Foundation

4:25p.m.  Global Burden and Plans for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis
Peter Fischer, DOLF Project

4:40p.m.  Highlights of DOLF Project Research and Plans for DOLF NextGen
Dr. Gary Weil, DOLF Project

5:00pm   Reception and Poster Viewing


For more information please contact Rachel Bick, DOLF Program Manager at or 314 747 5758

Event Sponsors: Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis, DOLF

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