2006 Symposium

The Changing Landscape of Vaccine Development:
Vaccines for Global Health

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

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Date: November 8 - 10, 2006
Location: Moody Gardens 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 second in a series of symposia centered around the theme of The Changing Landscape of Vaccine Development. This second symposium was entitled Vaccines for Global Health.

The 2006 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. Therapeutic Vaccines & Public Health Issues
Session II. Vaccines for Zoonotic Diseases
Session III. Vaccines for Special Populations
Session IV. Vaccines for Developing Countries and Global Threats
Session V. Vaccine Platforms