January 21, 2020 IDCRC Inaugural Meeting Rockville, MD

With presentations from members of the NIAID, the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (IDCRC) Leadership Group, and VTEU PIs, the inaugural meeting of the IDCRC began with opening remarks from Anthony Fauci, MD, NIAID director. Session topics featured details on working with the NIAID, the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and grants management. Breakout sessions facilitated thoughtful discuss on the consortium's scientific agenda, flu, STIs, malaria, enteric, and emerging diseases, mentoring and career development, special populations, emerging lab sciences, and operations.