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Schultz-Cherry To Deliver Annual Dyer Lecture, Feb. 28

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Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will deliver the Rolla E. Dyer Lecture, part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS), on Feb. 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. ET. The title of the lecture is “Influenza Pathogenesis and Therapeutics in Vulnerable Populations.” The presentation will be held in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10 and videocast at https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=51122

Recognized internationally for her studies on the pathogenesis of influenza and intestinal viruses, Schultz-Cherry leads a research laboratory in St. Jude’s department of infectious diseases. She also is deputy director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza in Animals and Birds, co-director of both the NIAID-funded Center for Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance and the Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Center.

The annual Dyer Lecture, established in 1950, is one of the oldest NIH lecture series and honors the former NIH director who was a noted authority on infectious diseases. The lectureship features internationally renowned researchers who have contributed substantially to medical as well as biological knowledge of infectious diseases.

More information about WALS is posted at https://oir.nih.gov/wals.

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