Finnish Vaccine Research Center Finvac Ltd
Department of pragmatic trials and register studies
Chief research officer, Finnish Vaccine Research Center Finvac Ltd (April 1, 2022 onwards) arto.palmu@finvacresearch.com Research manager (part-time), Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL arto.palmu@thl.fi MD, PhD, university lecturer in clinical epidemiology, specialist in public health medicine. Dr Palmu’s key research interests are in pneumococcal and influenza infections and their prevention by vaccines, and he has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His primary expertise is on clinical trials and register-based research, and he has been pivotal in the development of the combination of clinical trial design with real-world evidence (RWE) from the national health registers. Dr Palmu has worked as a researcher at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) based in Tampere since 1995. Since April 2022, he joined the Finnish Vaccine Research Center Finvac Ltd, which was established to merge THL and Tampere University teams working on clinical vaccine research conducted in collaboration with the vaccine manufacturers. Arto A. Palmu was the primary coordinator and co-investigator for the pivotal Finnish Invasive Pneumococcal (FinIP) disease vaccine effectiveness trial which was the first randomised clinical trial to measure the effectiveness of PCV10 and the largest PCV trial ever conducted in children.

Moderator Of 1 Session

Session Type
Parallel Session
Date
Tue, 21.06.2022
Session Time
14:50 - 16:20
Room
Grand Ballroom East
Session Description
Please note: Each presentation is followed by about 3 minutes of Q&A. The audience is encouraged to send questions to the speakers from the beginning of their presentations. Q&A time is included in each speaker’s presentation duration, accounting for at least 25% active learning for the maximum registrants anticipated.

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

Next-generation pneumococcal vaccines: What is neededfor optimal adult pneumococcal disease prevention (ID 943)

Session Type
Industry-Sponsored Symposium
Date
Tue, 21.06.2022
Session Time
07:15 - 08:45
Room
Grand Ballroom Centre
Lecture Time
07:58 - 08:10