Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Fighting Hepatitis B in the Asian American Community - Wednesday Sept. 15th

Our friends at The Asia Society, AsianWeek Foundation, and the Chinese Hospital are having a major public event this month entitled “Fighting Hepatitis B in the Asian American Community.”

Panelists include Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who won the 1976 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering the Hepatitis B virus, and who later developed a diagnostic test and vaccine against it; CA State Representative Fiona Ma, the author of CA Bill 158 and a renowned HBV activist; Dr. Samuel So, director of the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University and a national leader of the campaign against HBV; and Ted Fang of the AsianWeek Foundation and a leading advocate of HBV treatment and education.

Event will take place:

Wednesday, September 15th
5:30PM - Registaration
6:00PM - Program Begins

Genentech Auditorium
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
600 16th Street, San Francisco

Cost:
Students/Asia Society Members $8.00
Non-members $15.00

An interesting, educational and community event! Hope you all get a chance to attend!

For more information regarding this event, please contact our friends at Asian Week Foundation: Angela Pang, Community Relations Manager at apang@asianweek.com.