Clinical Practice Innovations (OCPI)
About This Show
Welcome to the GW Office for Clinical Practice Innovations Podcast series! Join us every month as Dr. Jesse Pines interviews innovative leaders in the healthcare industry about how they are changing healthcare.
Most Recent Episode
Clinical Immunology: Developing a Vaccine for Hookworm
Dr. David Diemert is an innovative research focused on developing an effective hookworm vaccine and characterizing hookworm biology. An Associate Professor of The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine (MITM), Dr. Diemert co-hosts the clinical immunology laboratory and clinical trials unit of the Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership (Sabin PDP), an Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute-funded partnership to develop new vaccines for neglected tropical diseases. In collaboration, both labs are currently running five phase 1 clinical trials for a hookworm vaccine: Two of these trials are carried out at the Children’s National Medical Center and the GW Medical Faculty Associates in Washington D.C., two in collaboration with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) in Belo Horizonte and Americaninhas (Minas Gerais) in Brazil and one in Lambaréné in Gabon.
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Date published: 2014-10-13