Neglected Diseases – Washington, DC

American University‘s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Policy (PIJIP) and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines will cohost a university innovation symposium on neglected diseases Nov. 20, 2010. The workshop is for NGO representatives, university professors and administrators, and policy makers to focus on strategies to increase research on neglected diseases and innovative policies for universities to contribute most effectively to the medicines innovation system. Topics will include intellectual property protection, licensing, and alternate models of funding.