Susanna M. Esposito (Italy)

University of Parma Pediatric Clinic, Department of Medicine and Surgery
Professor Esposito is Full Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Specialty School of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Clinic of the University of Parma. She is President of the World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders (WAidid) (since 2014) and a member of the Steering Committee on Vaccination of the Italian Society of Pediatrics (since 2016). She was Chair of the Vaccine Study Group of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (2013–2021) and President of the Italian Society of Pediatric Infectious diseases from 2011– 2015. She won several postgraduate awards; she has been International Editor of The Paediatric Infectious Disease Journal (since 2005), Associate Editor of BMC Infectious Diseases (since 2009), Associate Editor of Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics (since 2010), Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Virology (since 2012) and Editorial Board Member of PLOS One (since 2013). Professor Esposito’s research has focused on vaccines, respiratory tract infections, antiinfective therapy and emerging infections. Her research activities have led to the publication of more than 500 articles in international journals

Presenter of 6 Presentations

Targeting CAP or cSSTIs in paediatric patients: is the standard of care still valid? (ID 2113)

Moderator of 1 Session

Session Type
Mon, 24.05.2021
Session Time
09:00 - 10:30
Industry Symposia
Session Description

COVID-19: The Generational Divide - Supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Session Description:

Join our expert faculty at this live satellite symposium, which will be examining the current COVID-19 vaccines landscape. Key topics of discussion will include an overview on epidemiology, current variants of concern, transmission chains and ongoing paediatric investigational plans. Our expert faculty includes our co-chairs Professor Vana Papaevangelou, Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Athens School of Medicine, and Professor Susanna Esposito, Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Parma. Our co-chairs will also be supported by Dr. Mika Rämet, Professor of Paediatrics and Director of the Tampere University Vaccine Research Centre. The symposium will end with a live Q&A session led by our faculty, to support scientific exchange with the audience and the panel.

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