1st workshop

In January 2010 the Novo Nordisk Foundation sponsored a workshop held in Copenhagen. 

At this workshop, an international consortium called Optimmunize was established to investigate the

Non-Specific Effects, NSE, and sex-differential effects of vaccines. 

The proceedings paper from the 1st workshop: "Sex differences in the vaccine-specific and non-targeted effects of vaccines" 

Workshop participants
Peter Aaby Indepth Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea-Bissau
Gert Almind Novo Nordisk Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Christine Stabell Benn Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Jacobus Boomsma University of Copenhagen
Mogens Claesson University of Copenhagen
Hazel Dockrell London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Eleanor N Fish University Health Network & Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Katie L Flanagan MRC Laboratories, The Gambia
Kosuke Kawai Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Sabra L Klein Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Henrik Leffers University of Copenhagen
Arnaud Marchant Institute for Medical Immunology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
Ian Marriott Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
Jennifer Moisi Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kilifi, Kenya
Andrew Prentice International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK and Keneba, The Gambia
Liisa Selin University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Niels-Erik Skakkebæk Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Anita Van Den Biggela University of Western Australia
Hilton Whittle MRC Laboratories, PO Box 273, Fajara, The Gambia
Maria Yazdanbakhsh Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands