2004 Symposium

The Changing Landscape of Vaccine Development:
Translating Vaccines for Emerging Diseases and Biodefense to the Marketplace

sponsored by
Sealy Center for Vaccine Development
and the James W. McLaughlin Endowment

2004 Symposium

Date: November 12 - 14, 2004
Location: San Luis Resort, Galveston, Texas

The Sealy Center for Vaccine Development at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, in conjunction with the James W. McLaughlin Foundation, presented the first in a planned series of symposia centered around the theme of The Changing Landscape of Vaccine Development. This first symposium was entitled Translating Vaccines for Emerging Diseases and Biodefense to the Marketplace.

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The 2004 symposium was a comprehensive, thought provoking symposium on vaccine development and implementation as it relates to global health issues. With a broad focus on the progression of vaccine development from the bench to the bedside to the community, this unique symposium brought together world-renowned experts from the fields of immunology, pathogenesis, adjuvant systems, preclinical development, clinical trials, epidemiology, risk assessment, finance, governmental regulation, and vaccine acceptance.

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING

The following scientific sessions were complemented by a poster session.

Session I. Evolution of a New Landscape
Session II. Addressing the Challenges of New Populations
Session III. New Discoveries: New Opportunities
Session IV. Responding to the New Landscape