Grand Salon D
Monday, March 17, 2008: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

A4: Vaccine Safety: New Findings and Future Directions

Presenters in this workshop will discuss various vaccine safety topics including syncope after vaccination, safety of MMRV vaccine and an international effort to standardize vaccine safety data.
Moderator:Beth Hibbs
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:05 AMSyncope and Related Injuries after Vaccination
Wan-Ting Huang, Elaine R. Miller, Karen R. Broder, Barbara Slade, Julianne Gee, Andrew Kroger, Lauri Markowitz, John Iskander
11:20 AMReview of the Safety of the Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella (MMRV) vaccine. Preliminary findings from the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System
Hector S. Izurieta, Wei Hua, Penina Haber, Patrick O'Connor, Emily J. Woo, Robert Ball, John K. Iskander, Miles Braun
11:35 AMThe Brighton Collaboration: A global effort to standardize vaccine safety data
Jane Gidudu
11:50 AMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC