Wayne Koff | President And Chief Executive Officer
The Human Vaccines Project | United States

Wayne Koff, President And Chief Executive Officer, The Human Vaccines Project

Wayne C. Koff, PhD, is founding President & CEO of the Human Vaccines Project, a public-private partnership with the goal of decoding the human immune system to accelerate development of vaccines and immunotherapies for major infectious diseases and cancers. Prior to joining the Project, he served as CSO & Senior VP, R&D, at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; there, Dr. Koff’s accomplishments included: Developing multiple HIV vaccines through clinical trials; Establishing state-of-the art laboratories in the US, Europe, India and Africa; Conducting the first HIV vaccine trials in India, Kenya, and Rwanda; Establishing the Neutralizing Antibody Consortium identifying new, broad and potent neutralizing antibodies against HIV leading to the discovery of novel targets for vaccine design; and, Established a clinical research network in Africa which conducted seminal studies on HIV pathogenesis, incidence, and acute infection. Dr. Koff has published more than 100 scientific papers and edited eight books on vaccine development.


Oct 29th Day 1 @ 17:15

The Human Vaccines Project: Efforts towards a Universal flu vaccine

What has all this data told us?

Oct 31st Day 3 @ 14:00

What’s next? Working towards Immunology 2.0 and beyond

  • How has genomics, virology and epidemiology helped revolutionise the way we develop vaccines?
  • New scientific approaches to more targeted bacterial vaccines using computational modelling and mAb mapping
  • What progress has been made with all this new information to hand – is it translational?
  • What policy considerations and challenges should we anticipate with these technologies? Governmental challenges
last published: 16/Sep/19 14:05 GMT

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