International American University (IAU) continues its’s “Brown Bag Seminars” of regularly scheduled Thursday lunch time presentations by Faculty and students. Thursday, June 1, 2017 students were cordially invited to a presentation by Dr. Pritam Biswas, our outstanding Pharmacology professor who will talk about clinical trials done on Ebola Zaire vaccine. The full title of his discourse was;
“Are Pediatric Clinical Trials Ethical?
A phase 2, randomized, observer-blind, controlled, multi-country study to assess the safety and immunogenicity of a single intramuscular dose of’ investigational recombinant chimpanzee adenovirus Type 3-vectored Ebola Zaire vaccine (ChAd3-EBO-Z) (GSK3390107A), in children 1 to 17 years of age in Africa”
The session was held at 12:15 in the B2 classroom and very well attended by all classes. It was an informative well-presented discourse.