iSession Infection Biomedica

A multidisciplinary round-table discussion about the challenges faced during the devastating Ebola outbreak at the end of 2013. Dr. Sien Ombelet (UZ Leuven & Doctors without Borders) tells the story of the many victims in Africa and elaborates on her experiences in the field. Dr. Vanessa Vankerckhoven (Novosanis, VAX-ID), Dr. Benoit Callendret (Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Ebola vaccine), Dr. David Nauwelaers (Biocartis, Ebola virus triage test) and Prof. Dominique Vandijck (Hasselt University, health economics) will explain the measures that were taken in order to control the Ebola epidemic. A race against time to develop rapid diagnostics, a preventive vaccine and better therapeutics…

Moderator: Frédéric Druck (Council for European BioRegions & BioWin)

Video:

Biomedica – Infection from Flanders Vaccine on Vimeo.