In this free webinar, learn about the advantages and challenges of microsampling techniques in supporting clinical pediatric studies, minimising invasiveness while maintaining sample integrity for improved TB vaccine evaluation and monitoring. Attendees will gain insights into the process of defining and prioritising biomarkers for TB vaccination, enabling the identification of reliable indicators for vaccine response prediction and development of tailored pediatric vaccines. The featured speakers will discuss data analysis pipelines and computational tools used in TB vaccination research, facilitating robust analysis of immunological data and extraction of meaningful insights for vaccine development.
TORONTO, June 8, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a global health threat, particularly affecting vulnerable populations, including children. This webinar aims to explore critical aspects of TB vaccine development.
The featured speakers will discuss how sample type is determined by analyte stability, downstream analysis and participant volume restrictions. The speakers will share insights on how microsampling can facilitate pediatric studies, contributing to improved TB vaccine evaluation and monitoring.
This webinar will delve into the current research landscape, discussing challenges and opportunities in identifying biomarkers that can guide the development and evaluation of effective TB vaccines, with particular consideration for the pediatric population.
Explore cutting-edge methodologies and case studies to shed light on the use of flow cytometry to comprehensively analyze immune cell subsets, cytokine production and immune activation markers, aiding in the understanding of vaccine-induced immune responses and their implications for protection against TB.
The speakers will provide an overview of various computational tools and approaches used in the analysis of immunological data, enabling attendees to navigate the challenges associated with data processing, integration and interpretation.
New and Potential Future Technologies:
The webinar will explore new and future technologies that have the potential to advance TB vaccine development.
Register for this webinar on accelerating the progress in TB vaccine development with insights from microsampling, biomarkers and data analysis.
Join Professor Thomas Scriba MSc (Stell), DPhil (Oxon), Deputy Director (Immunology), South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI); and Nicholas Woudberg, PhD, Head of Scientific Strategies, Synexa Life Sciences, for the live webinar on Monday, June 26, 2023, at 11am EDT (4pm BST/UK).
For more information, or to register for this event, visit Accelerating TB Vaccine Development: Insights from Microsampling, Biomarkers and Data Analysis.
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