Vaccine Development Strategies for Stubborn Diseases: Battling the Measles and Mumps Comeback, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Press Release ( - TORONTO - Jan 25, 2018 - This upcoming presentation will address the challenges vaccine developers need to overcome when designing programs for resurgent diseases such as measles and mumps. The live session takes place on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. EST (3 p.m. GMT) featuring guest speakers Rolando Pajon, Ph.D., Lead Scientist for Vaccine and Novel Immunotherapeutics at Covance and Oliver Sendscheid, Scientific Affairs Director at Euroimmun US, Inc.

Webinar details: Vaccine Development Strategies for Stubborn Diseases: Battling the Measles and Mumps Comeback

Over 6,000 mumps cases were reported in the US during 2016 by the CDC, the highest in a decade. While earlier routine vaccine programs drastically reduced rates of mumps and measles, these diseases have made a comeback – triggering the hunt for new strategies in effective drug development.

Experts from Covance and Euroimmun will cover critical measles and mumps vaccination development issues including:

·         Concomitant testing needs: any company developing pediatric vaccines for routine use will need to test for measles infection and protection during the clinical evaluation phase

·         How to measure immunity: examining the challenge of differentiating natural antibodies (from natural infection) from vaccine elicited ones

·         Immuno profiling of human immune response: measles antibodies as components of serological panels to evaluate immune response before and after treatment

To learn more about this complimentary event, visit: Vaccine Development Strategies for Stubborn Diseases: Battling the Measles and Mumps Comeback


Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global life science, food and medical device community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners (from life science, food and medical device companies, private & academic research institutions, healthcare centers, etc.) turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

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