Professor of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD is the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. She has had an extensive experience in leading NIH-funded multicenter initiatives; in designing, conducting, and analyzing pivotal Phase I, II, and III clinical studies on vaccines and therapeutics; in facilitating networking with basic and clinical investigators with a wide range of interests and expertise; in mentoring young investigators; and in evaluating the safety of vaccines in clinical trials.
For the past decade, Dr. Edwards has also led the CDC-funded Center for Immunization Safety Assessment (CISA) site at Vanderbilt where she and her colleagues assess adverse events associated with vaccines in subjects of all ages. Dr. Edwards has served on many CDC, NIH, WHO, and IDSA committees. In 2008 she was elected to the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2016 she was awarded the Charles Mérieux Vaccinology Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and in 2018 received the Maxwell Finland Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases for Scientific Accomplishment in Infectious Diseases.
Disclosure: Moderna (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Advisor or Review Panel member; Pfizer (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Advisor or Review Panel member
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
1:35pm – 1:55pm EDT