In this seminar
session, visiting speaker Dr. James D. Kellner of the University of Calgary and
the Alberta Children’s Hospital will speak on “What’s New in Pneumococcal
Disease?” Dr. Kellner will share emerging data from Canada, the US and UK,
including data from the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN) and
the Calgary Streptococcus pneumoniae Epidemiology Research (CASPER) team.
James D. Kellner
Dr. James D. Kellner, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is a Professor and Head of the
Department of Paediatrics at the University of Calgary, as well as Professor in
Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases (MIID) and Community Health
Sciences. He is a member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research
Institute (ACHRI) and Founder of the Calgary Streptococcus pneumonia
Epidemiology Research (CASPER) team. Dr. Kellner is also a co-founder of
ACHIEVE, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and
Vaccine Evaluation research team.