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Disease Prevention & Control Summit

  • Start Date:

    28 Jul, 2020

  • End Date:

    29 Jul, 2020

  • Location:

    Virtual Conference


Schedule a meeting with a PPD representative by emailing PPD.


The clock is ticking: Accelerating Vaccine Development During a Pandemic
Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Time: 2-2:20 p.m. ET
Speakers: Martina Kovac, M.D., Vice President, Global Product Development – Vaccines, PPD; Tim Rich, Executive Director, Innovation and Virtual Trials, PPD; and Debra Schaumberg, ScD, OD, MPH, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Real-World Evidence, Evidera|PPD

  • Vaccine development during a pandemic requires accelerated timelines compared to traditional vaccines to address the public health crisis.
  • Innovative and collaborative thinking must be implemented to drive these expedited solutions.
  • Epidemiology studies, including the use of novel modeling, to inform site selection and hasten access to the right patients.
  • Scaling digital and virtual trial capabilities plays a vital role in bringing the clinic to the patient while also ensuring data quality and integrity.

Panel: VACCINES The Search for the Key
Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Time: 1:10-2 p.m. ET
Moderator: Jerald Sadoff, Senior Advisor, Vaccine Development; Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V.
Panelist: Lisa Kierstead, PH.D., Executive Director, Lab Operations, PPD Laboratories Vaccine Sciences Lab, PPD