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Alan D.T. Barrett, PhDAbout Us

The University of Texas Medical Branch's (UTMB's) Sealy Center for Vaccine Development (SCVD) is a comprehensive vaccine center that develops and supports multidisciplinary programs in:

  • Discovery
  • Basic and applied research/preclinical development
  • Clinical trials/clinical research
  • Public health policy
  • Community outreach
  • Education and training

Our mission is to improve human health by:

  • Conducting research focused on the development and use of vaccines
  • Developing public policy and education programs to foster vaccine acceptance
  • Training investigators in the field of vaccine research