Night of the Wolf: How Iran's Innovative Vaccine Defeated Rabies

Event Details

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    26 Mar, 2021

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    • Zoom
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To celebrate the Nowruz holiday, the Foundation for Iranian Studies with Women's Learning Partnership invites you to the virtual event, "Night of the Wolf: How Iran’s Innovative Vaccine Defeated Rabies." Dr. Amir A. Afkhami will discuss Iran's modern biomedical experience, beginning with the story of a critical breakthrough in rabies treatment in the 1950s, giving a historical context to Iran’s current COVID-19 and vaccine controversies and challenges.

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Mahnaz Afkhami | Founder and President of Women's Learning Partnership, Executive Director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies

Opening Remarks

Vali Nasr | Majid Khadduri Professor of Middle East Studies and International Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Presentation by

Dr. Amir A. Afkhami | Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Global Health, and History at George Washington University

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