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New from MESA: 5th International Conference on Malaria Vaccines for the World (MVW 2019)

May 22, 2019 - 14:46 -- MESA Alliance

The 5th International conference on Malaria Vaccines for the World (MVW) was held on May 8-10 at the University of Oxford, UK. The current status of new technologies, vaccine candidates, clinical trials and the RTS/s implementation studies were discussed during three intensive days, and here you can read coverage of each session from the MESA Correspondents.



Day 1: Wednesday 8th May 2019

  • Session 1: Opening plenary session
  • Session 2: PfSPZ-based vaccines: Phase 3 to licensure to deployment to use in elimination campaigns to next generations
  • Session 3: PfSPZ-based vaccines: Innovations and immunology to improve efficacy and reduce cost of goods
  • Session 4: Recent advances - Blood-stage vaccines

Day 2: Thursday 9th May 2019

  • Session 5: Recent advances - Sporozoite and liver-stage vaccines
  • Session 6: Special PATH/WHO session
  • Session 7: Cellular and antibody vaccine immunology
  • Session 8: Structure-guided vaccine design and recent advances in transmission-blocking vaccines

Day 3: Friday 10th May 2019

  • Session 9: Latest advances in vaccines and CHMI for P. vivax
  • Session 10: Novel approaches to antigen discovery, vaccine delivery and adjuvants