Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Fondation Mérieux

6 January 2008, Lyon (France)

Fondation Mérieux celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the ENS of Gerland, the historical birthplace of the Mérieux industries biological activities.

3 December 2007

This evening was organized around a debate on the challenges of fighting infectious diseases in developing countries.
Chaired by Bernard de La Villardière, the speakers included Doctor Michèle Barzach, Professor Michèle Capron (Inserm), Professor Albert Ostehaus, Professor Jean-William Pape and Professor Stanley Plotkin, with the account of Professor Michel Kazatchkine, Director of the Global Fund.

This evening was the opportunity for Alain Mérieux to introduce the new orientations of Fondation Mérieux to fight infectious diseases, orientations faithful to the vision of Christophe Mérieux who wished for Fondation active and present in developing countries.

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