Mpox Research Gathering

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When: Friday, March 31, 2023, at 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

In close collaboration with members of the research and advocacy community, the United States Government (USG) will convene an open, virtual gathering to discuss mpox research on March 31, 2023. To maximize time for discussion during the gathering, pre-recorded presentations will be posted as mandatory pre-meeting viewing. These brief videos will present the current landscape of USG supported mpox research. Subsequent discussion will focus on community input on current efforts and the way forward given the trajectory of this outbreak.

Pre-Review Materials: Read the recently updated U.S. Government Mpox Research Summary.

Mpox Surveillance Update

Mpox Vaccine Research Update

Mpox Diagnostic Research and Developmental Highlights

Research Activities to Advance Mpox Treatment

Discussion: The Mpox Research Gathering discussion will be based on content presented in the recorded presentations and will be facilitated using a series of discussion questions developed collaboratively with members of the research and advocacy community.

Preliminary Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks5 minutes
Topic-Focused Discussions (leading agency): 
  • Vaccines and Other Prevention Strategies (CDC)
20 minutes
  • Treatment (NIH)
20 minutes
  • Diagnostics (FDA)
20 minutes
  • Surveillance and Population Science (CDC)
20 minutes
Conclusions and Closing Remarks5 minutes

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, and we will alert you when the mandatory pre-meeting materials are available to review.