Ray and Somen met with representatives of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD on October 6, 2010. In attendance were Drs. Kathleen Michels, Roger Glass and Daniel Raiten. They discussed the role of nutrition in modulating immunity and childhood malnutrition.
Ray and Somen met with Dr. Gary Toenniessen, Managing Director of the Rockefeller Foundation in New York City on October 5, 2010 to discuss the mission and goals of the Global HealthShare Initiative. Also in attendance were Mr. Zia Khan, Vice President for Strategy and Evaluation, Evan Michelson, Senior Research Associate, and Robert Marten, Research Associate.