CIC 2014: Vaccinology Student Research Program

CIC2014 student group shotThis year 22 students applied for the Vaccinology Student Research Program (VSRP) at the Canadian Immunization Conference (CIC), almost double from previous years.  Five students received travel bursaries to attend the conference with all student applicants invited to participate in the Student Poster PresentationCAIRE and CIHR have co-funded the VSRP.

Congratulations to all students for a job well done! (pictures below)

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Student Presentations without a picture:

Renee Amiro | Influenza risk factors, outcomes, and vaccine effectiveness amongst immunocompromised adults admitted with acute respiratory illness (ARI); 2010/11 to 2013/14: A PCIRN Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network Study

Christine Cassidy | Adverse Event following immunization surveillance system for pregnant women and their infants; a systematic review

Jong Kim | Persistent Rubella Seronegativity in an urban Calgary Prenatal Clinic’s Patients

Chiebere Ogbuneke | Pneumococcal serotype replacement in Ontario Children <5 years CIC2014 SBuchanof age, post-introduction of PCV-13

Aimee Oliver | nfluenza Co-infections among Hospitalized Adults in Canada: A Public Health Agency of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research Influenza Research Network Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network Study