Prevent and protect: vaccines and immune responses
How do vaccines stimulate the immune system, and how can we use this knowledge to develop more effective vaccines for future pandemics? Professor Adrian Hill, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Vaccines, will discuss the diverse challenges of vaccine design and development, with particular reference to his group’s recent pioneering clinical trials of Ebola virus vaccines.
Date: 26 November 2015, 17:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2015)
Venue: Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Prof Adrian Hill (Jenner Institute, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organiser: Caroline Corke (University of Oxford, Oxford Martin School)
Organiser contact email address: caroline.corke@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Host: Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford)
Part of: Ideas Into Action: 10 years of ground-breaking research
Topics: Drugs--Design, Vaccines, Ebola virus disease, Clinical trials, Drug development
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/event/2205
Audience: Public
Editor: Caroline Corke