NIAID Zika Virus Therapeutics Workshop




Workshop Goals:

Discuss possible indications for ZIKV and the ideal properties for each therapeutic
* Discuss the optimal clinical trial design for different indications and achievable endpoints
* Review animal models that might be used to support pre-clinical development of therapeutics
* Review current ZIKV therapeutic development efforts

Scientific Committee and Organizers:

Mark Challberg, NIAID Catharine Paules, NIAID Cameron Simmons, Univ of Melbourne 
Cristina Cassetti, NIAID  Nahida Chakhtoura, NICHD Steve Projan, MedImmune, LLC
Liane Agulto, NIAID
Wei Zheng, NCATS  Robert Jordan, Gilead
Hilary Marston, NIAID  Marc Fischer, CDC
Edward Cox, FDA
Mindy Davis, NIAID Dana Meany, CDC  Sina Bavari, USAMRIID
Helen Schiltz, NIAID Kim Armstrong, BARDA
Yodit Belew, FDA
Heather Greenstone, NIAID Richard Whitley, UAB Barbara Styrt, FDA
Ann Eakin, NIAID
Pei-yong Shi, UTMB Kim Struble, FDA
Robert Eisinger, NIAID   


GoToWebinar Registration: 

Day 1, Sept. 6, 2017 –

Day 2, Sept. 7, 2017 -


NIAID staff contact: Questions about the workshop can be sent to Liane Agulto, NIAID,


  • When

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Thursday, September 7, 2017
    8:45 AM - 3:40 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • 5635 Fishers Lane - Lower Level Room 508
    5635 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, Maryland 20852

Additional Information

Parking: Parking is available in the Atlantic Services Parking garage located at 12721 Twinbrook Parkway. The entrance to the garage is on Twinbrook Parkway between Fishers Lane and Halpine Drive.  The garage can also be reached by turning left at the first access road on Fishers Lane (you will see a sign for Atlantic Parking on the sidewalk).  The cost is $3 for the first hour, $5 for the second hour, and $8 for all day parking.
Public Transportation: 5635 Fishers Lane is serviced by Ride On bus and MetroExternal Web Site PolicyExternal Web Site PolicyExternal Web Site Policy. The nearest Metro station is Twinbrook (Red Line), which is 1/2 mile away from the building. Cross Twinbrook Parkway at the intersection with Fishers Lane and proceed down Fishers Lane. 5601 is at the end on the left. 
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