Wednesday 2 June 2021

18:00

Dr Sarah Gilbert, Dr Bruce Walker, Dr Timothy Ferris, in collaboration with Mass General, MIT and Harvard

COVID-19 Vaccine Development

In a conversation moderated by Dr Timothy Ferris, Dr Bruce Walker and Dr Sarah Gilbert, will be relating how swift vaccine development and deployment came to be, and how the successes and challenges faced in global vaccination efforts will influence scientific and pandemic response around the world as we move forward.

Dr Sarah Gilbert
Doctors at the forefront of vaccine development

Sarah is Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University and co-founder of Vaccitech.

She specialises in the development of vaccines against influenza and emerging viral pathogens and led the development and testing of the universal flu vaccine, which underwent clinical trials in 2011. On 30 December 2020, the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine she co-developed with the Oxford Vaccine Group was approved for use in the Unit and has since been rolled out across the world.

Dr Sarah Gilbert

Sarah is Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University and co-founder of Vaccitech.

She specialises in the development of vaccines against influenza and emerging viral pathogens and led the development and testing of the universal flu vaccine, which underwent clinical trials in 2011. On 30 December 2020, the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine she co-developed with the Oxford Vaccine Group was approved for use in the Unit and has since been rolled out across the world.

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