To celebrate the International Day of Families, we are featuring Dr. Mary-Claire King's groundbreaking use of genetic information to identify biological connections, which has led to the reunification of more than 100 families separated in Argentina in the mid-1970s and 1980s. Read our feature to learn about how Dr. King uses her expertise in genetics to promote human rights.
World Malaria Day 2019
On World Malaria Day, we are highlighting Dr. Peter Agre, Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and former Chair of the CHR, and his work to develop innovative malaria treatments, as well as his efforts to ensure that such treatments are accessible to the communities most in need. Through such work, Dr. Agre is helping to further the right to health. To learn about how Dr. Agre and his colleagues harness the power of community engagement to find an end to malaria, read our feature here.