COVID-19 Vaccine Update Session

The OI Foundation hosted a second COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 6:00pm ET. Drs. Bottazzi, Lee, and Sandhaus shared updates on the COVID-19 vaccines and answered questions from OI community members. Discussion topics included anticipated new vaccines, social-distancing in 2021, and more.

Meet the Speakers

  • Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD – Associate Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, and Co-Director of Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development at Baylor College of Medicine. She is an internationally recognized vaccinologist, has published over 150 scientific papers, and co-chairs the New Vaccines and Therapeutics Taskforce of the Lancet Commission on COVID-19.
  • Brendan Lee, MD, PhD – Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics, Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP – Pulmonologist, National Jewish Health