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Dr. Maria Grazia Ferrari Spoke at the NMRC on Her Mucosal Immunology Research

  • June 19, 2013

On June 19th, Dr. Ferrari was an invited speaker for the ETEC Vaccine Program at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, MD. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is a common cause of bacterial diarrhea, which is a common ailment affecting deployed U.S. troops overseas and for which there is no vaccine. Dr. Ferrari’s talk entitled, “Evaluating mucosal immune responses to HIV Vaccines in Preclinical Animal Models” provided information on vaccine evaluations performed in her HIV research which were of interest to the ETEC vaccine group.