News at Medicine - October 2014 - 2014 Gairdner Lecture Speaker

 
2014 Gairdner Lecture Speaker
October 2, 2014
Dr. King Holmes, recipient of the Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for 2013, will present the 2014 Gairdner Lecture at Memorial University on Wed. Oct. 22 from 1:30-2:30 in the main auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine.
 
The title of Dr. Holmes talk is STI Research: Major Progress, Current Challenges and Future Opportunities. His research on sexually transmitted diseases has expanded the scope of the field tremendously. His clinical trials have led to diagnostic tests and standard-of-care therapies to treat and prevent conditions like human papilloma virus, gonorrhea, chlamydia and genital herpes.


There will be a meet and greet for all faculty and students following Dr. Holmes' talk in the student lounge.