Vaccinologist Kizzmekia Corbett-Helaire on COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, and more

Kizzmekia Corbett-Helaire, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, played a key role in developing the mRNA-based platform that enabled the creation of COVID-19 vaccines that have protected millions. In this Q&A—adapted from recent videos posted on Harvard Chan School’s Instagram and Tik Tok channels—she answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, as well as other vaccines. You can read the Q&A on the News section…

2023 Fulbright Prize – Dr. Corbett & Dr. Fauci

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2:10 – Dr. Quynh Nguyen (Pianist) 7:21 – Message from Pfizer and Introduction Video 10:13 – Dr. John Bader 14:10 – President Barack Obama (Video Message) 15:57 – Alyea Pierce (Poet) 20:57 – Dr. Barney Graham (Video Message) 23:33 – Hon. Cynthia Ackron Baldwin 34:21 – History of the Prize 36:43 – Dr. Francis Collins 43:28 – Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett (by video) 52:42 – Dr. Francis Collins 59:53 – Dr.…

COVID-19 Three Years Later

Kizzmekia Corbett on PBS's Amanpour & C0

COVID-19 Three Years Later: How A Vaccine Was Created Three years ago, as the World Health Organization was preparing to declare COVID-19 a pandemic, scientists were already weeks into developing a vaccine. Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett was part of a groundbreaking team to produce the mRNA vaccine for Moderna. And she is joining Walter Isaacson to reflect on the early days of the pandemic and the future of vaccine research.

Public health experts on health equity and the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted and exacerbated economic, racial and health disparities across the country. California’s Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly and Kizzmekia S. Corbett, assistant professor, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, join Washington Post Live to discuss health equity, the lessons learned from the pandemic and how we can better prepare and respond to the next one. Click here to watch the full interview on…

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, who worked on Moderna vaccine, cements her place in history

Kizzmekia on CBS News

On this final day of Women’s History Month, CBS News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook caught up with a medical researcher who has already made her own mark on history. Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is being celebrated for leading a team at the National Institutes of Health that helped develop Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to watch the  interview on CBS Video

Changing the Game in Science

Kizzmekia on CBS News

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett on changing the game in science As part of the Women’s History Month “Changing the Game” series, Jamie Yuccas sat down with immunologist and Moderna vaccine pioneer Kizzmekia Corbett, along with Melinda French Gates.Mar 16, 2022

Kizzmekia S.Corbett appears on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett and her NIH team developed the Moderna vaccine two years ago, before the first case of Covid-19 was even confirmed in the U.S. Now a Harvard University School of Public Health professor, Dr. Corbett returns to MSNBC’s the Last Word to tell Lawrence O’Donnell about the vaccine’s efficacy against the omicron variant and what could come next in the pandemic.