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Center for Vaccine Development (CVD)

Preventing disease and saving lives through development and delivery of vaccines

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.


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Karen Kotloff, MD authored Shigella Infection in Children and Adults: A Formidable Foe, 10 November 2017.

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