Precision Vaccines Program | Network Members

Our 400+ members to date hail from across the country and the world, and are based in academia, government, industry, and private consultancy. A list of current members and their contact information can be found here:

Precision Vaccines Program Members

Precision Vaccines Program members



Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Director, Precision Vaccines Program
Principal Investigator and Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard


Al Ozonoff, PhD, CPPS

Al Ozonoff, PhD

Associate Director, Precision Vaccines Program
Lead, PVP-Data Management Core
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


David Dowling, PhD

David Dowling, PhD

Operational Lead, Precision Vaccines Program
Principal Investigator, Adjuvant Discovery & Development Laboratory
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Simon van Haren

Simon van Haren, PhD

Academic Lead, Precision Vaccines Program
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Peter Aaby

Peter 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 K. 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

Christine 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

David 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


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Helen 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 Program

Robert Coffman, PhD

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Dynavax Technologies Corporation


Andrew Currie, Precision Vaccines Program

Andrew Currie, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Immunology/Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch University


Nigel Curtis

Nigel Curtis, PhD

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 Program

Katie Flanagan, MBBS, PhD

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


Eva Guinan, Precision Vaccines Program

Eva 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


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Robert Hancock, PhD

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


Jefferey Hubbell, Precision Vaccines Program

Jeffrey Hubbell, PhD

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


Jonathan Kagan, Precision Vaccines Program

Jonathan Kagan, PhD

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


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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 Program

Tobias 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


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Mihai G. Netea, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center


Peter Nigrovic, Precision Vaccines Program

Peter Nigrovic, MD

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


Sallie Permar

Sallie Permar, MD, PhD

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


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Stanley Plotkin, MD

Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
Vaxconsult


William Pomat, Precision Vaccines Program

William 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 Program

Steven G. Reed, PhD

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


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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 Samuels, MD, MPH

Ronald 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


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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, PhD

Hanno Steen, PhD

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


Tobias Strunk, Precision Vaccines Program

Tobias 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 H.J. van den Biggelaar, PhD

Anita H.J. van den Biggelaar, PhD

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


Jerrold Weiss, Precision Vaccines Program

Jerrold Weiss, PhD

Professor of Internal Medicine & Microbiology, 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 L. Wynn, MD

James L. Wynn, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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

Interim Executive Vice President, Interim Chief Scientific Officer; Physician-in-Chief, Pediatrician-in-Chief, and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Egan Family Foundation Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Michael R. Wessels, MD

Michael Wessels, MD

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

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Last updated 12/28/16