Dr Ruprecht Schmidt Ott | European Director for Scientific Affairs & Public Health
GSK Vaccines

Dr Ruprecht Schmidt Ott, European Director for Scientific Affairs & Public Health, GSK Vaccines

Ruprecht Schmidt-Ott is Medical Doctor (MD) with board-certification in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology. He gained his habilitation (Privatdozent) at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, where he continues teaching at the medical faculty. In 2005, he joined the vaccines branch of GlaxoSmithKline, following more than 10 years in infectious disease research in Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität; Institute of Tropical Medicine/Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambarene/Gabon and at the Max-Planck-Institute of Biology) and Göttingen (Georg-August Universität Göttingen; Institute of Medical Microbiolgy). His main areas of interest are vaccines, their mechanism of action and their impact on infectious disease epidemiology, with a particular expertise in Influenza, Plasmodium falciparum and Campylobacter disease.


Day One 10th Oct Human, Vet, Immune @ 12:45

The challenge of childhood influenza vaccination in Europe

  • Public Health importance, avenues of improvement and policies

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