Research on an Ebola vaccine is being conducted right here at the Jefferson Vaccine Center. Other speakers joining His Excellency Daouda Diabate at the event are Professor E.Solange Ngazoa Kakou, PhD, of the Pasteur Institute of Ivory Coast, in addition to Jefferson’s Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, Ebola vaccine researcher Matthias J. Schnell, PHD, and Kathleen E. Squires, MD.

Ebola (Ebola hemorrhagic fever -- also known as Ebola HF) is a crisis in Africa. Research on a vaccine for the severe disease – which is often fatal in humans and nonhuman primates -- is being conducted right here at Jefferson’s Vaccine Center. Learn more about the research and hear speakers from both our institution, as well as from Ivory Coast, Africa.

Featured Speakers:

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO, TJU and Jefferson Health System

Matthias J. Schnell, PhD, Professor and Director Jefferson Vaccine Center

Kathleen E. Squires, MD, Professor of Medicine and Division Director, Infectious Diseases and Environmental Medicine

His Excellency Bockari Kortu Stevens Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone

His Excellency Mamady Conde Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea

His Excellency Jeremiah C. Sulunteh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Liberia

E. Solange Ngazoa Kakou, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, Pasteur Institute of Ivory Coast

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