Recent Activities

November 2019: Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group selected to collaborate in new NIH influenza vaccine research program.

Richard B. Kennedy, Ph.D., leads Mayo Clinic research into the effect of aging on the immune system. This expertise led to Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group's selection to participate in the new National Institutes of Health research network, Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers.

Read more about the program.

June, 2019: Dr. Crooke receives Maurice R. Hilleman Early Stage Career Investigator Award

Stephen Crooke, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Mayo Vaccine Research Group received the Maurice R. Hilleman Early Stage Career Investigator Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. This award recognizes promising scientists who are beginning their careers in the vaccinology field.

Dr. Crooke received the award in recognition of his research on the Zika virus that he is conducting in association with senior scientists in the Vaccine Research Group lab. As the award winner, Dr. Crooke was invited to present his work at the 2019 Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research.

Read more about Dr. Crooke's research.