5th International Neonatal
& Maternal Immunization Symposium
Securing Protection for the Next Generation
September 15-17, 2019 - Vancouver (Canada)

Previous INMIS

INMIS 2017, Brussels - BelgiumINMIS 2015, The GambiaINMIS 2013, Antalya - TurkeyINMIS 2010, Antalya - Turkey
Summary of the meeting published in mSphere
Welcome and Opening lecture
The integration of infant and maternal immunization: A global challenge!
Philipp Lambach
Antibodies and their transfer
Helping vaccine design with systems serology
Margaret Ackerman
Placental biology and transfer of maternal immunity
Dana Wolf
Mathematical modelling of maternal antibodies: the quest for the kinetics
Thao Mai Phuong Tran
Breast milk lymphocyte response to prenatal vaccination with Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine-13
Mustapha Jaiteh
Neonatal immunization
Immune response to vaccines in early life
Beate Kampmann
Prevalence and decay of maternal pneumococcal and meningococcal antibodies in 8022 infants: a meta-analysis of type-specific decay rates
Merryn Voysey
Licensed Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccine formulations demonstrate markedly different content of live mycobacteria and distinct age-dependent innate cytokine induction in human blood in vitro
Ofer Levy
Neonatal immunization against bacterial pathogens
Nicholas Wood
Maternal or neonatal vaccination with Prevenar13 on infant pneumo specific memory B cell response in the Gambia
Amadou Faal
Maternal milk enhances intestinal mucosal barrier and immunity in a pediatric human enteroid model
Gaelle Noel
Effect of maternally-derived anti-protein and anti-capsular IgG antibodies on the rate of acquisition of nasopharyngeal carriage of pneumococcus in newborns
John Ojal
Heterologous immunity
Immunological mechanisms of heterologous vaccine effects
Mihai Netea
STING and TLR7/8 activation promotes type 1 immunity for early life immunization
Carlo Pietrasanta
Impact of maternal and environmental factors, including in utero exposition to HIV and malaria, in the immunological response of infants to vaccines and infections
Selena Alonso
Update on vaccines under development for maternal and neonatal immunization
RSV immunization in pregnancy
Fiona Culley
Immunological risk of infection related hospitalization in HIV-exposed uninfected infants
Jishnu Das
GBS immunization in pregnancy
Shabir Madhi
Prevalence and Capsular Types of Group B Streptococci (GBS) Colonizing Indian women living in the United States (US): relevance to GBS vaccine development
Manu Chaudhary
A novel vaccine against Group B Streptococcal disease is well tolerated and highly immunogenic in a Phase 1 trial
Per Fischer
Pertussis immunization in pregnancy
Kathryn Edwards
Assessment of IgG antibody to pertussis toxin after Tdap vaccination in Thai pregnant women
Nasamon Wanlapakorn
Maternal and Infant Immune Responses to Pertussis Vaccination in Pregnancy
Thomas Rice
Tdap vaccination during pregnancy and infant's immune response against Bordetella pertussis vaccine
Carolina Argondizo Correia
Safety, awareness and perception of maternal and neonatal immunization
Perception of risk related to maternal and neonatal immunization: The importance of building trust
Heidi Larson
Assessment of safety - Harmonization efforts
Linda Eckert
Perspective: Assessment of safety and efficacy of maternal vaccines in LMIC
Clare Cutland
No association between influenza vaccination during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes
Ousseny Zerbo
Understanding maternal and neonatal vaccination acceptance in The Gambia
Penda Johm
Developing capabilities to monitor the safety of vaccine use during pregnancy in Sentinel's PRISM Program
Steve Anderson
Implementing maternal and neonatal immunization worldwide
Global perspectives on the implementation of maternal immunization programmes – Opportunities and challenges
Philipp Lambach
Integrating maternal and young infant immunization schedules
Edwin Asturias
Vaccination against pertussis should be given early in pregnancy to benefit both terms and perterm neonates
Begoña Martinez de Tejada
An update on the successes and challenges of maternal pertussis immunisation in England
Gayatri Amirthalingam
Maternal Immunization Clinical Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Study Design, Regulatory and Safety Considerations
Sonali Kochhar
Introducing IMPRINT: IMmunising PRegnant women and INfants neTwork
Beate Kampman
PANEL DISCUSSION: Implementing and integrating maternal and infant immunization: Challenges and opportunities
New and future targets of maternal and neonatal immunization
New and future targets of maternal and neonatal immunization
James Crowe
Safety and immunogenicity of ChAd63/MVA ME-TRAP malaria vectored vaccine given with routine EPI vaccines in Gambian infants and neonates: a randomised controlled trial
Sophie Roetynck
Naturally-acquired and vaccine-induced maternal immunity for protection of young infants against shigellosis
Esther Ndungo
Vaccines addressing antimicrobial resistance: potential role of maternal immunization?
Ajoke Sobanjo-ter Meulen
PANEL DISCUSSION: Key messages from stakeholders