Parasites Without Borders Matches Funds Raised for Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children
Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be raising and matching funds for the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC), beginning in May through July, with a minimum pledged donation of $10,000 and a total gift of up to $20,000 for FIMRC.
This Week in Virology Podcast Marks 1000th Episode with Live Event
Hosts and listeners gathered Saturday, April 15th to celebrate the 1000th episode of This Week in Virology (TWiV) with a live taping at Helen Mills Theater in New York City. Bringing science and fun to a widely misunderstood topic, TWiV educates listeners on virology, the study of viruses, in compact and easy-to-digest podcast episodes.
The Journey of 700 Textbooks to Sudan
At Parasites Without Borders, our mission is “Getting knowledge to the people and places that need it the most.” Even if that means that 700 heavy textbooks make a month-long journey from the United States to Sudan complete with the hard work of a dedicated professor, forming an amicable relationship with a customs agent at the Khartoum Airport, and a post-delivery celebration for the entire parasitology department at the University of Khartoum.
ASTMH Travel Awards Assist Young Female Scientists & Physicians
One in three attendees of the ASTMH Annual Meeting is a student or a trainee. A significant percentage of them hail from low and low-middle income countries. Awardees are selected by the Travel Awards Committee based on the scientific abstract they submit.
Nonprofits Partner to Bring Listeners Infectious Disease Puscast
Infectious Disease Puscast is co-hosted by Dr. Griffin and Sara Winn Dong, MD, and is released bi-monthly. In each episode, the doctors discuss the newest and most relevant findings in the field of infectious diseases.
Parasites Without Borders at ASTMH 2022 Annual Meeting
Earlier this month, members of the Parasites Without Borders team traveled from New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Glasgow, Scotland to Seattle, Washington for the ASTMH 71st Annual Meeting at the Seattle Convention Center.