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Featured Speaker - Professor Katie Flanagan
The COVID-19 Vaccine development landscape
Professor Katie Flanagan is a clinician scientist who has worked on global health issues for more than 20 years. She is Head of Infectious Diseases at Launceston General Hospital where her department provides a clinical infectious diseases service for the population of North and NW Tasmania. She is affiliated to University of Tasmania, Monash University and RMIT where she is conducting a number of research projects. Her main research interests are in the fields of vaccinology and infectious diseases immunology and she has led numerous vaccine immunology trials throughout the world.
In her session, Professor Flanagan will provide a comprehensive overview of the worldwide COVID-19 vaccine landscape. She will cover the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 and the vaccine approaches being taken to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, including some of the more novel approaches. Find out more.