Author Archives: yychen

TAVI member recruitment

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Taiwan Association For Vaccine Industry (TAVI) We’re recruiting individual member and group member, if you are interested to  join us, please email: yychen@nhri.edu.tw for more information. 

Workshop Report on Global Harmonization of Enterovirus Vaccines

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Volume 26, Number 4—April 2020 Conference Summary Tzu-Yu Weng, Hua Yen, Kutub Mahmood, Javier Martin, and Min-Shi Lee National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan (T.-Y. Weng, H. Yen, M.-S. Lee); Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, PATH, Seattle, Washington, USA (K. Mahmood); National Institute for Biological Standard and Control, Potters Bar, UK (J. Martin) The Asia-Pacific Network for Enterovirus Surveillance in the… Read more »

【CANCELLED】19TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES

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Due to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic and the safety concerns surrounding mass gatherings, the organizers of the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) have made the difficult decision to cancel the Congress scheduled for September 10-13, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Establishment of Asia-Pacific Network for Enterovirus Surveillance

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Conference Report Mu-Lin Chiu, Shu-Ting Luo, Ya-Yen Chen, Wan Yu Chung, Veasna Duong, Philippe Dussart, Yoke-Fun Chan, David Perera, Mong How Ooi, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thao, Huu Khanh Truong, Min-Shi Lee Abstract  Enteroviruses (EV), the major pathogens of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) and herpangina, affectmillions of children each year. Most human enteroviruses cause self-limited infections except polio-viruses, enterovirus… Read more »

Immunogenicity, safety, cross-reaction, and immune persistence of an inactivated enterovirus A71 vaccine in children aged from two months to 11 years in Taiwan

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Li-Min Huang, Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Nan-Chang Chiu, Chien-Yu Lin, Ming-Ta Li, Tsun-Yung Kuo, Yi-Jen Weng, Erh-Fang Hsieh, I-Chen Tai abstract Background: To fight against enterovirus A71 (EV-A71)-associated diseases, initiated in Taiwan focusing on two-month-old infants. Methods: We conducted a phase II, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study on infants and children aged two months to 11 years. This study was conducted in 4… Read more »

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines

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The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) had its humble beginnings soon after the culmination of over a decade of negotiations between the governments of the Philippines and Japan for the establishment of a tropical medicine research center. RITM was tasked to plan and implement research programs for infectious and tropical diseases. The original building facilities of RITM, which included… Read more »

Happy Holidays from APNES!

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APNES team would like to wish you a happy and healthy holiday season, and a happy New Year!