The conference: "Bridging the Sciences: Zika Virus", to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 1 – 3, 2016 and will include a presentation by Robert W, Malone, CEO of Atheric Pharmaceutical, LLC on their anti-viral research. The presentation is entitled: "Zika Virus: Accelerating Development of Medical Countermeasures by Re-purposing Licensed Drugs"
This meeting will facilitate interactions and collaboration between Brazilian scientists and their international colleagues, and will feature scientific sessions geared toward fundamental understanding of Zika biology and practical considerations for management of the infection. Participants in this activity will be updated on key features of Zika epidemiology, pathophysiology, and virology, as well as emerging preventive and therapeutic strategies. These updates on basic and clinical research will be presented in a practical and interactive format that facilitates discussion.