WHO-IVI Joint Symposium for MERS-CoV Vaccine Development

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WHO-IVI Joint Symposium for MERS-CoV Vaccine Development

09:00 ~ 18:00 / 09:00 ~ 12:00 Rose 5F

Summary
The purpose of this symposium is to update the status of animal and human MERS-CoV vaccine development, and identify and prioritize activities to accelerate vaccine research and development. The information shared and discussions outlining next steps will be used to update the WHO R&D Blueprint Roadmap for MERS-CoV Vaccines.
Date
June 26(Tue), 09:00 ~ 18:00 / 27(Wed), 09:00 ~ 12:00
Venue
Rose 5F Venue Guide

Schedule

Time Title Presentation File
WHO-IVI Joint Symposium
09:00~09:10(10')

Congratulatory Remarks

Sun-Hee Lee / NIFDS

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09:10~09:20(10')

Opening Remarks

Maria Van Kerkhove / WHO

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[Session 1] MERS update and laboratory evaluation | Chair : In-Kyu Yoon (IVI)
09:20~10:00(40')

Update of global MERS situation and WHO R&D Roadmap for MERS-CoV

Maria Van Kerkhove / WHO

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10:00~10:30(30')

WHO Collaborative study to compare MERS-CoV Serological assays

Ruth Harvey / NIBSC

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10:30~11:00(30')

Generation and spread of mutant MERS-CoV with reduced affinity to CD26 potentially driven by neutralizing antibodies during the south Korean outbreak

Nam Hyuk Cho / SNU

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11:00~11:20(20')

Coffee Break

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[Session 2] Animal vaccine development | Chair : Filip Claes (FAO) & Gounalan Pavade (OIE)
11:20~11:50(30')

Overview of MERS-CoV in animals, vaccine options, and update of Doha/Oman Declarations

Filip Claes / FAO

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11:50~12:20(30')

Challenges in dromedary vaccine development for MERS-CoV

Gounalan Pavade / OIE

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Updates from dromedary vaccine developers
12:20~12:45(25')

MVA-based dromedary MERS-CoV vaccine

Bart Haagmans / Erasmus

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12:45~13:10(25')

Evaluation of Adenoviral Vector-based MERS-CoV vaccine in dromedary camels in Saudi Arabia

Naif Khalaf Alharbi / KAIMRC

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14:10~14:35(25')

Animals models for MERS countermeasure development

Chien-Te Kent Tseng / UTMB Health

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14:35~15:05(30')

Panel Discussion: Animal vaccine development

Moderator: Filip Claes / FAO
Panelists: Naif Khalaf Alharbi / KAIMRC
Bart Haagmans / Erasmus
Gounalan Pavade / OIE

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[Session 3] Human vaccine development | Chair : Youngmee Jee (KCDC) & Kyong-Ran Peck (SMC)
15:05~15:30(25')

WHO R&D Blueprint for action to prevent epidemics

Marie-Pierre Preziosi / WHO by Phone

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15:30~15:55(25')

MERS-CoV vaccine landscape

In-Kyu Yoon / IVI

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15:55~16:15(20')

Coffee Break

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Updates from MERS-CoV vaccine developers
16:15~16:40(25')

DNA vaccine (GLS-5300) against the MERS-CoV : results of a Phase I study

Joel Maslow / GeneOne

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16:40~17:05(25')

Safety and Immunogenicity of the candidate MERS-CoV vaccine ChAdOx1 MERS - Updates from a phase I, first-in-human, dose-escalation trial

Pedro Folegatti / Jenner

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17:05~17:30(25')

Development of MVA candidate vaccines against MERS

Gerd Sutter / LMU

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17:30~18:00(30')

Panel Discussion : Human Vaccine Development

Moderator: Youngmee Jee (KCDC) & Kyong-Ran Peck (SMC)
Panelists: Pedro Folegatti / Jenner
Joel Maslow / GeneOne
Katrin Ramsauer / Themis
Gerd Sutter / LMU
In-Kyu Yoon / IVI

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June 27       [Session 4] Next steps | Chair : Maria Van Kerkhove (WHO)
09:00~09:20(20')

The role of CEPI in MERS-CoV vaccine development

Melanie Saville / CEPI

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09:20~09:40(20')

Regulatory pathways for MERS-CoV vaccine

Alireza Khadem / WHO

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09:40~10:00(20')

Expedited pathways for vaccines in Korea

Dokeun Kim / MFDS

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10:00~10:30(30')

Coffee Break

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10:30~11:30(60')

Panel Discussion: MERS-CoV vaccine use from country perspective

Moderators: Maria Van Kerkhove (WHO) & Gounalan Pavade (OIE)
Panelists: Ali Abdul-Al / KSA
Farida Al Hosani / UAE
Mohammed Hamad Al-Thani / Qatar
Rome Buathong / Thailand

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11:30~12:00(30')

Conclusions and next steps

Maria Van Kerkhove (WHO) / In-Kyu Yoon (IVI)

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