Subcommittee Hearing: Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations | 2200 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jun 27, 2013 2:00pm

Opening Statements

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Chairman
[full text of opening statement]

Witnesses

Panel I

Lee Hall, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief
Parasitology and International Programs Branch
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[full text of statement]

Jesse Goodman, M.D.
Chief Scientist
Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[full text of statement]

Panel II

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
President
Sabin Vaccine Institute
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Jay Siegel, M.D.
Chief Biotechnology Officer, and
Head of Scientific Strategy and Policy
Johnson & Johnson
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Alix Zwane, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Evidence Action
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)