OPTIMUNIZE

Wednesday 19th February 2020 at Welcome Genome Campus, UK

The conference will explore and discuss various aspects of the non-specific effects ofvaccines, including their impact on neonates and infants, how generalisable and durablethese effects are, the implications for geriatric and veterinary medicine, and why non-specific effectsshould differ between sexes and across the lifespan.


Deadlines
  • Early bird: 26 November 2019
  • Bursaries: 10 December 2019
  • Abstracts: 17 December 2019
  • Registration: 21 January 2020

Key Topics
  • Importance of non-specific effects of vaccines
  • Evidence from clinical trials
  • Effects of vaccines on the epigenome
  • Sex differences in immunity and response tovaccines
  • Potential off-target use of vaccines
  • Vaccination of the elderly
  • New vaccines/testing products in pipeline

Scientific Programme Committee
  • Eleanor Fish – University of Toronto,
  • CanadaRebecca Chandler – Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Sweden
  • Nigel Curtis -The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Hospital, Australia
  • Sabra Klein – Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Christine Stabell-Benn – University of Southern

Keynote Speaker

Mihai Netea – Radboud University, The Netherlands


Confirmed Speakers
  • Peter Aaby – Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau
  • Petra Arck – Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
  • Nigel Curtis – University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Rebecca Chandler – Uppsala Monitoring Center, Sweden
  • Hazel Dockrell – LSHTM, UK
  • Denise Faustman – Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Adam Finn – University of Bristol, UK
  • Katie Flanagan – Monash University, Australia
  • Sabra Klein – Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Darryn Knobel – Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Indies
  • Ofer Levy – Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
  • Camille Locht – Institut Pasteur, France
  • Magdalena Plebanski – RMIT, Australia
  • Marjorie Robert-Guroff – National Cancer Institute, USA
  • Patrick Wilson – University of Chicago, USA

Event Details


Upcoming Events

World Immune Regulation Meeting XVIII

Wednesday 13th March 2024

Global Transformations and Türkiye

Thursday 18th April 2024

2024 Day of Immunology

Monday 29th April 2024

17th International Congress on Toxoplasmosis

Sunday 26th May 2024 at Harnack-Haus

7th World Bronchiectasis Conference

Thursday 4th July 2024

8th European Veterinary Immunology Workshop

Wednesday 4th September 2024 at Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

18th Vaccine Congress

Sunday 8th September 2024 at Altis Grand Hotel

57th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Transfusion Medicine and Immunohaematology (DGTI) together with the 31st Annual Meeting of the German Society for Immunogenetics (DGI)

Wednesday 11th September 2024

SLB 2024: Not Lost in Translation: Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Monday 21st October 2024Society for Leukocyte Biology