Eric Nébié, a native of Burkina Faso, has been granted a Clinical Research and Development Fellowship from the European and Developing Countries’ Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)/Tropical Diseases Research, World Health Organization (TDR/WHO), which will commence at EVI on 30 November 2015
During a workshop in Brussels in November 2014, hosted by the European Vaccine Initiative, key players from the European, North American and African malaria vaccine community discussed European strategies for future malaria vaccine development in a global context.
Outcome published in Vaccine. More information.
This year's IVW conference is the fifth international conference and exhibition in this important series of influenza vaccine meetings, which focus on ‘Influenza Vaccination Issues’ .
Please read the report of the conference.
The second annual meeting of the EU-funded project EDUFLUVAC coordinated by EVI took place on 19-20 October 2015 in Catania, Italy. During this meeting, the consortium reviewed recent achievements and agreed on an action plan for the coming months.
A placental malaria vaccine research and development project at the Faculty of Medical Health and Science of the University of Copenhagen leads to an encouraging discovery in the fight against cancer.
A letter sent by EVI to The Economist pointing out misleading figures in the article in the 10 October edition "Breaking the fever", has been published in the latest edition in the Letters section under Science v malaria.
The full article, entitled "The Influence of Sub-Unit Composition and Expression System on the Functional Antibody Response in the Development of a VAR2CSA Based Plasmodium falciparum Placental Malaria Vaccine", can be accessed via this link.
This year’s BELLEROPHON annual meeting took place 8-9 October in Oxford, UK. Staying at Rewley house with two days of beautiful sunshine allowed the consortium to discuss in depth the past year's results.
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