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Current status of COVID-19 vaccine development

February 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

headshot of Larry CoreyPresented by Larry Corey, MD
Past President and Director,
Professor of Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor, Medicine and Laboratory Medicine,
University of Washington

Corey is an internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development. His research focuses on herpes viruses, HIV, the novel coronavirus, and other viral infections, including those associated with cancer. He is principal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, or HVTN, which conducts studies of HIV vaccines at over 80 clinical trials sites in 16 countries on five continents. Under his leadership, the HVTN has become the model for global, collaborative research.

Corey is also the principal investigator of the Fred Hutch-based operations center of the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) and co-leads the Network’s COVID-19 vaccine testing pipeline. The CoVPN is carrying out the large Operation Warp Speed portfolio of COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies intended to protect people from COVID-19.


February 19, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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130 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599