Program Members

Our 100+ members to date, hail from across the country and the world and are based in academia, government, and industry. A list of current members and their contact information can be found here:

Precision Vaccines Program Members

Precision Vaccines Program members

Photo of are some of our local PVP members:

LR Back: Al Ozonoff, Dan Evans, Spencer Brightman, Simon van Haren, Hanno Steen, Michael Wessels, Stephen Walsh, Peter Flynn, Diana Vo

LR Front: Guzman Sanchez-Schmitz, Kristin Johnson, Ofer Levy, Carlo Pietrasanta, Sweta Joshi, Wing Ki Cheng

Ofer Levy Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Director, Precision Vaccines Program 
Principal Investigator, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Peter Aaby, Precision Vaccines ProgramPeter Aaby, MSc, DMSc

Head of Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau
Statens Serum Institute (SSI)

Mustafa Akkoyunlu

Mustafa Akkoyunlu, MD, PhD

Senior Investigator
US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Office of Vaccines Research and Review,
Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products,
Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides


Peter Andersen

Peter Andersen, DVM, DMSc

Professor & Vice President
Vaccine R&D
Division of Vaccine, Statens Serum Institute

Alexander Andrianov

Alexander K. Andrianov, PhD

Research Professor
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research 
University of Maryland

Lindsey Baden

Lindsey Baden, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Director of Clinical Research, Div of Infectious Diseases, BWH
Director of Infectious Diseases, DFCI

Christine Benn, Precision Vaccines ProgramChristine Benn, MD, PhD

Head of Department, Professor in Global Health
Bandim Health Project
Statens Serum Institute (SSI)

Louis Bont

Louis Bont, MD, PhD

Pediatrician Infectiologist-Immunologist
University Medical Center Utrecht

David Cantonwine, Precision Vaccines ProgramDavid Cantonwine, PhD

Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology Institution; Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dennis Christensen

Dennis Christensen, PhD

Project leader,
Cand. Pharm., PhD
Vaccine Adjuvant Research
Dept. Infectious Disease Immunology
Division of Vaccines Statens Serum Institute

Helen Christou, Precision Vaccines ProgramHelen Christou, MD

Assistant in Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Director, Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training Program



Robert Coffman, Precision Vaccines ProgramRobert Coffman, PhD

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Dynavax Technologies Corporation


Andrew Currie, Precision Vaccines ProgramAndrew Currie, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Immunology/Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch University


Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
Head of Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Leader, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Katie Flanagan, Precision Vaccines ProgramKatie Flanagan, MBBS, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor; Leader of the Infectious Diseases Service at Launceston General Hospital

Eva Guinan, Precision Vaccines ProgramEva Guinan, MD

Professor, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School Associate in Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
Director, Translational Research, Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia Killam Chair Professor, Department of Micriobiology and Immunology, UBC Director, Center for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research, UBC

Jefferey Hubbell, Precision Vaccines ProgramJeffrey Hubbell, PhD

Barry L. MacLean Professorship for Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, Illinois

Jonathan Kagan, Precision Vaccines ProgramJonathan Kagan, PhD

Staff Scientist, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children's Hospital 
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School 

Beate Kampmann

Beate Kampmann, MD, PhD, FRCPCH

Professor of Paediatric Infection & Immunity
Director of the Centre for International Child Health CICH@Imperial 
Theme Leader Vaccines & Immunity Research, MRC Unit The Gambia, West Africa


Tobias Kollmann, Precision Vaccines ProgramTobias Kollmann, MD, PhD

Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Professor, Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases
Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia 
Pediatric Infectious Disease Consultant, BC Children's Hospital 
Senior Clinician Scientist, CFRI


Thomas McElrath

Thomas McElrath, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Mihai Netea

Mihai G. Netea, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Radboud University Medical Center

Peter Nigrovic, Precision Vaccines ProgramPeter Nigrovic, MD

Assistant in Medicine; Director, Center for Adults with Pediatric Rheumatic Illness (CAPRI), Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor 

Al Ozonoff

Al Ozonoff, PhD

Director, Center for Patient Safety and Quality Research, Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Sallie Permar

Sallie Permar, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine

Stanley Plotkin

Stanley Plotkin, MD

Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania


William Pomat, Precision Vaccines ProgramWilliam Pomat, PhD

Deputy Director of Science and Research and Head of Infection and Immunity 
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research

Steven Reed, Precision Vaccines ProgramSteven G. Reed, PhD

Founder, President, & Chief Scientific Officer, IDRI
Founder & Director, Afrigen Biologics
Affiliate Professor, Global Health, University of Washington

Peter Richmond

Peter Richmond, MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRACP

Associate Professor, UWA School of Paediatrics and Child Health (M561) Director, Vaccine Trials Group, Telethon Kids Institute Co-Director, Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Telethon Kids Institute
Consultant Paediatric Immunologist and Paediatrician, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Director, Child Health Research Network, Child and Adolescent Health Service
Director, Dept. Child Health Research, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children

Ronald SamuelsRonald Samuels, MD, MPH 

Associate Director Primary Care at Longwood, Boston Children's Hospital 

Annette Scheid Precision Vaccines Program

Annette Scheid, MD

Attending Neonatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Staff Scientist, Division of Infectious Diseases Boston Children’s Hospital

Frank Shann Frank Shann, MB, BS, DMedSc

Professorial Fellow in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
Honorary Staff Specialist in Intensive Care, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 

Hanno Steen, Precision Vaccines ProgramHanno Steen, PhD 

Director of the Proteomics Center, Boston Children's Hospital 
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School


Tobias Strunk, Precision Vaccines ProgramTobias Strunk, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor, Newborn Infection and Immunity Research
University of Western Australia 

Scott Tebbutt

Scott Tebbutt, PhD

Associate Professor - Centre for Heart Lung Innovation & Department of Medicine (Respiratory Division), University of British Columbia 
Chief Scientific Officer - Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre)

Anita van den Biggelaar

Anita H.J. van den Biggelaar, PhD

Centre Manager & Sr Research Fellow
Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases
Telethon Kids Institute

Geert Vanden Bossche

Geert Vanden Bossche, DVM, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) and Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at UNIVAC NV

Xiaoyang Wang

Xiaoyang Wang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Jerrold Weiss, Precision Vaccines ProgramJerrold Weiss, PhD

Professor of Internal Medicine & Micriobiology, Inflammation Program, University of Iowa

Clifford Woolf

Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD

Director, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

James Wynn

James L. Wynn, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Associate Professor of Experimental Medicine, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program, University of Florida

Senior Advisors:

Gary Fleisher

Gary Fleisher, MD

Research Strategy Committee Chair Physician-in-Chief, Pediatrician-in-Chief, and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital Egan Family Foundation Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 

Michael Wessels

Michael Wessels, MD

John F. Enders Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine (Microbiology and Immunobiology), Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston Children's Hospital 

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Last updated 12/28/16