12th Vaccine Congress

Invited Speakers

Margie Danchin

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia

Talk Title: New approaches to measuring barriers to immunisation, developing evidenced-based interventions and evaluation of vaccine policy in Australia

Margie is a senior research fellow at the MCRI and a consultant paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Department of Paediatrics. She has extensive expertise in vaccine research focused on clinical trials, vaccine safety and vaccine social science.

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Martin Friede

World Health Organization, Switzerland

Talk Title: Disease eradication in human populations: challenges and opportunities

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Jose de la Fuente

SaBio. Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC (CSIC-UCLM-JCCM), Spain and Oklahoma State University, USA

Talk Title: Targeting host-vector-pathogen interactions to reduce the global burden of vector-borne diseases

José de la Fuente Graduated in Physics at Moscow State University and University of Havana in 1984.  Ph.D. in Biology at University of Havana.

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Florian Krammer

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Florian Krammer, PhD, graduated from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. He received his postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Peter Palese at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York working on hemagglutinin stalk-based immunity and universal influenza virus vaccines.

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Myron Levin

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA

Talk Title: Recombinant Glycoprotein E Adjuvanted Herpes Zoster Vaccine

Myron Levin graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1960.  He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Bronx Municipal hospital Center (Einstein Medical School), and spent the next three years at the National Institutes of Health; the last two years at NIH were devoted to research in molecular virology.

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Andrew Potter

VIDO-InterVac, Canada

Dr. Andrew Potter is a graduate of Carleton University (Canada) and the University of Otago (New Zealand) and has worked at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), University of Saskatchewan, for the past 33 years serving as a research scientist, Associate Director (Research) and most recently, Director and CEO.

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Miriam Sturkenboom

Julius Global Health University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Talk Title: The ADVANCE system for monitoring benefits and risks of vaccines in EU

Miriam Sturkenboom is a pharmacoepidemiologist, currently working at the Julius Global Health group of University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands after having spent 20 years in the department of Medical Informatics at Erasmus MC.

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More speakers coming soon.