Dr. Fernando Polack is a Specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, graduated with Honors from the University of Buenos Aires in 1990. Dr. Polack completed residency training at the French Hospital in Buenos Aires and at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Polack is the Cesar Milstein Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University and the Scientific Director of the INFANT Foundation in Buenos Aires which coordinates a network of 26 hospitals in Argentina. Dr. Polack has led numerous scientific manuscripts in reputed journals, including N Eng J Med, Nature Med, J Exp Med and PNAS, among others. His work is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Thrasher Research Fund, the Optimus Foundation and other international organizations.