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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
February 8, 2006

Ninth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, May 8-10, 2006

JAMA. 2006;295(6):620. doi:10.1001/jama.295.6.620

MMWR. 2005;54:1261

CDC and 10 other national and international agencies and organizations will collaborate with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases in sponsoring the Ninth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (including basic science, product development, and clinical and field studies), to be held May 8-10, 2006, at the Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland. The conference is devoted exclusively to the research and development of vaccines and related technologies for the prevention and treatment of disease and will bring together human and veterinary vaccinology researchers.

Thirty-four speakers will address topics that include tuberculosis vaccines, vaccines in the elderly and adolescents, herd immunity, vaccine constructs based on novel immunologic strategies, veterinary vaccines, adverse reactions, and differing immune responses in developing countries. Oral and poster presentations will be selected through peer review of submitted abstracts.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is February 3, 2006. Information about the preliminary program, abstract submission, registration, hotel accommodation, and exhibition space is available at http://www.nfid.org/conferences/vaccine06, and by e-mail (vaccine@nfid.org), fax (301-907-0878), telephone (301-656-0003, ext 19), and mail (NFID, Suite 750, 4733 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814).

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