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Ali Harandi

Ali Harandi


Dr. Ali Harandi is currently affiliated to Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg in Sweden and holds a visiting faculty position at Vaccine Evaluation Center, University of British Columbia in Canada. Ali studied at University of Tehran, University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology, and did a sabbatical at University of British Columbia in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Master in Public Health, a PhD in Immunology and a DHE degree. He published numerous articles in the field of vaccine and immunity, has given several keynote talks in international Conferences, and is on the editorial board of several immunology- and vaccine-oriented Scientific journals. Ali was awarded the prestigious Heine-Medin medal by European Society for Clinical Virology in recognition of his contribution to the filed. He has participated in the leadership of several EU-funded R&D projects focused on development of vaccines against infectious diseases, in particular those endemic to low-and-middle-income countries involving international partners from academia, Pharma and SMEs. Approached by media recurrently for advice and interviews, Ali has contributed to inform public and to counter mis-information and dis-information about vaccines. He has also served as expert advisor to several European and international Philanthropic and non-profit organisations and funding agencies.

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