CIR Team FIRE Prepares to Conduct their First In-Human Zika Investigational Vaccine Trial

CIR’s Team FIRE (Flavirus Immunization Research and Education) led by Dr. Anna Durbin, is gearing up to start their first Investigational Zika vaccine (ZIKV) clinical trial. The vaccine is a live attenuated chimeric vaccine meant to prevent Zika infection by inducing a protective immune response.


Dr. Ruth Karron Discusses RSV and Pediatric Vaccines on BMore Lifestyle

@JohnsHopkinsSPH @JohnsHopkinsIH Professor and CIR RSVPed Team lead Dr. Ruth Karron discusses the Center’s pediatric vaccine research program and shares resources with parents on how to ensure their child’s health! #RSV, #NIH, #CDC #vaccines #BMORELifestyle — JohnsHopkinsCIR (@JHUCIR) June 13, 2018  


Dr. Kawsar Talaat Discusses MVAC Studies on BMore Lifestyle

@JohnsHopkinsSPH @JohnsHopkinsIH Assistant Professor Dr. Kawsar Talaat discusses the CIR Mucosal Vaccines and Challenge (MVAC) team on @BmoreLifestyle. MVAC conducts vaccine and challenge studies for #ETEC, #Cholera, #Shigella, #Ebola, #influenza and more. — JohnsHopkinsCIR (@JHUCIR) May 31, 2018   Click here to view the full interview


Dr. Anna Durbin Discusses Dengue and Zika Vaccine Development on BMore Lifestyle

CIR faculty member Dr. Anna Durbin discusses Dengue and Zika vaccine development on BMORE Lifestyle.  Watch the entire interview on our Facebook page 


Dr. Beulah Sabundayo Discusses Investigational Vaccines on BMORE Lifestyle

Pharmacist and CIR faculty member Beulah Sabundayo, PharmD, MPH spoke to BMORE Lifestyle host Christina Denny about the importance of investigational vaccines.  Dr. Sabundayo gives an overview of an investigational vaccine’s road to licensure and explains some of the many benefits to community-wide immunity for infectious diseases.


It’s World Immunization Week!

The World Health Organization celebrates World Immunization Week!  April 24-30, 2018 aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases.  This year’s theme: “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork”, encourages people at every level – from donors to the general public – to go further in their efforts to increase immunization coverage for the greater good.


Center for Health Security and Center for Immunization Research Announce New Collaborative Agreement Between Johns Hopkins University and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations US

An agreement between Johns Hopkins University and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations US (CEPI US) positions the two organizations for a new collaboration and for research and practice opportunities related to the pursuit of new vaccines for unmet infectious disease threats.


RSV and RSV Vaccines Lunch and Learn: April 30, 2018

CIR Director Dr. Ruth Karron kicks off the CIR Lunch and Learn Series on April 30, 2018.

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