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Center for Vaccine Development (CVD)

For over 40 years, the CVD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) in Baltimore, MD has worked domestically and internationally to develop, test, and deploy vaccines to aid the world’s underserved populations. The CVD is an academic enterprise engaged in the full range of vaccinology from basic laboratory research through vaccine development, pre-clinical and clinical evaluation, large-scale pre-licensure field studies, and post-licensure assessments.


Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, Ensuring resistance doesn’t take hold: The importance of taking on typhoid now, 15 June 2017.

Kirsten Lyke, MD, awarded Division of Geographic Medicine Faculty Teacher of the Year, 8 June 2017.

Kirsten Lyke, MD, awarded the Department of Medicine Basic Science Publication of the Year for her publication Attenuated PfSPZ Vaccine Induces Strain-transcending T Cells and Durable Protection Against Heterologous Controlled Human Malaria Infection, 8 June 2017.

Pneumonia Etiology Child Health Research Methods and Preparatory Results Published: Largest Pneumonia Study Conducted in 30 Years, 7 June 2017.

Karen Kotloff, MD, Samba Sow, MD, MS, and Milagritos Tapia, MD were among the co-authors on many publications from the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) project published in a 23-paper supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases, 7 June 2017.

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, talks about the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in the video Vaccine Significantly Reduces Risk for Influenza-related Death in Children, 5 June 2017.

Karen Kotloff, MD, was amogng co-authors on Estimates of Global, Regional, and National Morbidity, Mortality, and Aetiologies of Diarrhoeal Diseases: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, 2 June 2017.

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