Public lecture by Christine Benn at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters - NOV. 30

20 November 2015

Christine Benn is giving a public lecture on vaccines at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. Please feel free to participate.

NB. The lecture is in Danish.

Christine Benn invited to give prestigous plenary talk at the ESCAIDE conference

13 November 2015

European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) is taking place this week in Stockholm, Sweden.

Prof. Christine Benn was invited to give one of the prestigous plenary talks at the conference.

Read more about the different speakers at their website.


The first child was enrolled in the new BCG rural study on November 7

10 November 2015

The BCG rural study will study the effect of BCG and OPV on early infant mortality and morbidity. All children will receive a home visit by a study nurse shortly after birth.

Optimmunize satellite meeting

9 November 2015

The Optimmunize consortium had a satellite meeting in Guinea-Bissau from October 30-November 2, to discuss progress and further initiatives. Among the participants were Frank Shann (AU), Hilton Whittle (UK), Tobias Kollman, Eleanor Fish and Nelly Amenyogbe (CAN) and Rob Arts and Bastiaan Blok (NL), along with researchers from Bandim Health Project/CVIVA.

Post.doc. og ph.d.-studerende søges til Danmark og Guinea-Bissau

20 October 2015

CVIVA søger statistikere, læger, epidemiologer og kandidater i folkesundhedsvidenskab til forskningsprojekter om de uspecifikke effekter af vacciner.

Læs op jobopslagene på Statens Serum Instituts hjemmeside.

Christine Benn conveys research about MMR vaccine in article and video from OUH/SDU

1 October 2015

In an article and video from Odense University Hospital (OUH)/University of Southern Denmark (SDU) professor Christine Benn explains in Danish the positive unintended effects of MMR vaccine.

Peter Aaby conferred as Doctor Honoris Causa at NOVA

22 September 2015

Peter Aaby was conferred the title as Doctor Honoris Causa at Universidade Nova de Lisboa on June 17, 2015.