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Christopher Fox, Phd

Chief Operations Officer
immunology
ImmunoGen
Chad

Biography

Since joining IDRI in 2007, Chris has played an integral role in developing, characterizing, and manufacturing cGMP vaccine adjuvant formulations for a variety of infectious diseases, including leishmaniasis, malaria, tuberculosis, pandemic influenza, and amebiasis, resulting >40 publications. He currently serves as principal investigator on a $11.9M contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a thermostable tuberculosis vaccine suitable for distribution in developing countries, involving formulation development, cGMP manufacturing, and clinical testing.

Research Interest

From 2010-2014, he led a $1.4M BARDA-funded effort to transfer adjuvant manufacturing technology to the Cantacuzino Institute in Bucharest, Romania. He has also participated in technology transfer projects in Brazil and India, where a vaccine formulation center has been constructed to manufacture IDRI-developed adjuvant formulations for clinical trials to evaluate malaria, leishmania, and tuberculosis vaccines.

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