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Albert Hofman, MD, PhD

Chair, Human Immunomics Initiative; Chair, Department of Epidemiology, and Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Albert Hofman, MD, PhD, is chair of the Department of Epidemiology and the Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Dr. Hofman was the chair of the Department of Epidemiology of the Erasmus Medical Center at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, from 1988 until 2016. He has been science director of the graduate…

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Wayne Koff, PhD

CEO, Human Immunomics Initiative; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Wayne Koff, PhD, is the founding president and CEO of the Human Vaccines Project. Prior to joining the Project, Koff served as chief scientific officer and senior vice president of research and development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) in New York City (1999-2016), leading IAVI’s research and development program. At IAVI, his accomplishments included developing multiple HIV vaccines through clinical trials; establishing state-of-the-art laboratories in the U.S., Europe,…

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Jaap Goudsmit, MD, PhD

CSO, Human Immunomics Initiative; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Immunology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Jaap Goudsmit is a Dutch scientist and nonfiction writer, best known for his research on AIDS and influenza. In 1978, Jaap Goudsmit received his MD degree with honors from the University of Amsterdam. He was awarded a Fogarthy Fellowship of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. and started to study the transmissibility of Alzheimer’s disease at the laboratory of D. Carleton Gajdusek, who was awarded the Nobel Prize…

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Ted Schenkelberg, MBA, MPH

COO, Human Immunomics Initiative; Visiting Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ted Schenkelberg, MBA, MPH, brings more than 15 years of experience applying business management principles to advance biomedical and global health priorities across the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He is co-founder of the Human Vaccines Project, where he currently serves as chief operating officer. Previously, Schenkelberg worked as a strategic consultant in the global health and biotech space, including work for a leading Indian health system and national initiatives on…