UK Clinical Vaccine Network Conference 2020

Bringing together and showcasing the work of the UK clinical vaccine community, to facilitate co-operation and collaborate on future challenges.

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Due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding the current pandemic regulations, the faculty of CVNUK have decided to replace this year’s physical conference with an online webinar. It will feature a variety of talks, focusing largely on specific Covid-19 related topics.

The updated timetable of the day will be released closer to the time.

Dr Thushan de Silva

Dr Thushan de Silva is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow based between the MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM, where he is a principal investigator in the Vaccines and Immunity Theme, and the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where he is an honorary Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases. His primary interests are systemic and mucosal antiviral immune responses and the immunogenicity of influenza vaccines in Africa. Through his clinical work, he has been involved in several collaborative projects with haematologists on vaccines responses in patients following haematopoietic stem cell transplant.