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Event Title
FDA Grand Rounds: Polio Vaccines: Past, Present and the Future
September 8, 2022

September 8, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

About the Speaker

Konstantin Chumakov, PhD., D.Sci
Associate Director for Research
Office of Vaccines Research and Review
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Dr. Chumakov received his Doctor of Science and Ph.D. from Moscow State University in the Soviet Union. In 1989, he began working for the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the FDA, where is leads the Laboratory of Methods Development as the Associate Director for Research at the Office of Vaccines. He is an Internationally recognized expert in regulation of vaccine. He is an Advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) as a member of their Polio Research Committee.

About the Presentation

FDA regulatory science played a leading role in the evaluation and the development of state-of-the-art quality control methods for the new generation of polio vaccines. The presentation will discuss the evolution of vaccines against poliomyelitis driven by the change in disease epidemiology, socio-economic circumstances, and advances in biotechnology.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the concept of biotechnology product evolution in response to changes of epidemiology and socio-economic factors.
  2. Discuss genetic changes occurring in live viral vaccines and their impact of safety and efficacy.
  3. Discuss the efforts to create a new generation of polio vaccines.

To Register

  1. Webcast Registration *All participants MUST register for webcast to view FDA Grand Rounds! 
  2. LMS Registration *FDA Employees only. 

FDA employees must register in both LMS and Webcast. 

After Webcast registration, you will receive a link via email to access the live webinar. You must log in with the username and password created when you registered.  Please pre-register at least two days before the event to ensure you receive the access link and outlook invitation for the session. 

For technical assistance please contact: Madison.Hanson@fda.hhs.gov


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