2012 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award Call for Nominations

November 30, 2011

The Sabin Vaccine Institute is honored to invite you to nominate a distinguished colleague for the 2012 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award.

How to Nominate Your Distinguished Colleague

In order to nominate your colleague for the Gold Medal Award, provide a one-page explanation of the nominee’s most important vaccine research or advocacy contributions and why you believe they are particularly important. Please submit your nomination no later than Friday, December 16, 2011 to the following address:

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This is the fifth post in a blog mini-series from the Dengue Vaccine Initiativeabout the collaborative work being done to ensure future access to dengue vaccines in developing nations.

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