NEW CANAAN, CT—Dr. Allan L. Goldstein of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, received Panama’s highest national honor during a visit to that country earlier this month. The decoration as “Commander” in the Order of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa was presented to Dr. Goldstein at an awards ceremony on December 6 in Santiago, Panama.
A new study in the November 7th issue of The New England Journal of Medicine shows no association between the MMR vaccine and autism. This study adds significant weight to the extensive body of evidence supporting the safety of the MMR vaccine.
WHAT: The Sabin Vaccine Institute will convene a scientific colloquium, “Global Vaccine Shortage: The Threat to Children and What to Do About It,” where world experts will examine the current problems with maintaining vaccine supplies, and recommend lasting solutions for improving vaccine security.
COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY, 23 October 2002—Public health experts today called for urgent action to address current shortages of key vaccines and to improve the stability of future supplies. The call was made at a scientific colloquium organized by the Sabin Vaccine Institute held in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York from October 23 -25.
WHAT: The Sabin Vaccine Institute and GW Medical Center will host a presentation by Patricia Thomas, author of Big Shot: Passion, Politics, and the Struggle for An AIDS Vaccine
NEW CANAAN, CT—The Sabin Vaccine Institute presents its two highest non-science awards on May 30 to Jean-Pierre Garnier, PhD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GlaxoSmithKline, and The Honorable Richard C. Holbrooke, Former U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Garnier will receive Sabin’s Humanitarian Award and Holbrooke will receive the Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a benefit dinner at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.
WASHINGTON, DC – Leading physicians joined the Sabin Vaccine Institute and a virtual “who’s who” of the medical, academic and advocacy community to recognize National Infant Immunization Week with the release of an Open Letter emphasizing the critical role of vaccines in protecting public health.
NEW CANAAN, CT— The Sabin Vaccine Institute announced today that Stanley A. Plotkin, MD, medical and scientific advisor for Aventis Pasteur, has been chosen as the 2002 Sabin Gold Medal winner. The medal is awarded annually and recognizes exemplary leadership in the field of vaccinology. The Sabin Gold Medal will be presented to Dr. Plotkin at a ceremony at 7:30 pm on May 7 at the Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel.