Effects of iron deficiency on immune status and vaccine response
This session will consider exciting new data showing a link between iron deficiency and impairments in adaptive immunity.
Introduction: Effects of iron deficiency on immune status and vaccine response Michael Zimmerman – ETH Zurich
Iron powers adaptive immune responses to immunisations and influenza virus Joe Frost, DPhil – University of Oxford
Iron deficiency anemia in Kenyan infants at time of vaccination predicts poor response to diphtheria and pneumococcus vaccines Nicole U. Stoffel, PhD – Laboratory of Human Nutrition, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
The role of iron in innate and adaptive immunity Tomas Ganz, PhD, MD – Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
Effect of iron and prebiotic supplementation at time of vaccination on short- and long-term immune responses to measles vaccine in Kenyan infants Mary A. Uyoga, MSc. – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)