Flu Vaccine Webcast

HHS Science Seminar for Media: Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2009 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a three-hour educational program for the media to learn more about ongoing government research efforts to develop and apply new technologies in the making of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccines.

WHO:

 

  Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

    Bruce Gellin, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Vaccine Program Office, HHS

 

    Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

 

    Gary Nabel, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID/NIH

 

    Carole Heilman, Ph.D., Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIAID/NIH

 

    Robin Robinson, Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority/ HHS

 

    Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist and Deputy Commissioner for Science and Public Health, FDA (Acting)

 

    Other HHS officials TBD

 

 
WHAT:

 

  Science Seminar for Media: Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies
 
WHEN:

 

  Friday, December 11, 2009, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (EST)
 
WHERE:

 

  View on the Web: http://videocast.nih.gov; questions may be submitted live during the Webcast via email at hhsstudio@hhs.gov.

 

 
    Attend in Person*: Wilson Hall, Building 1, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md.

 

*For those interested in attending this seminar in person, please contact the HHS Press Office at 202-690-6343 or by email at media@hhs.gov for specific logistics information and pre-registration. In person attendees are encouraged to take Metrorail to the NIH campus, as visitor parking is limited. Metrorail users should take the Red Line and exit the system at the Medical Center station, which is located directly on the NIH campus.

 

Contact: HHS Press Office
202-690-6343
media@hhs.gov

 

Posted: December 2009

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