The Edward Jenner Society News

  • International African Vaccinology Conference November 9-11, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. A registration discount of 50% for members of The Edward Jenner Society, (instructions below). Organized in connection with The Vaccines for Africa Initiative, University of Cape Town, and the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases.
    • Registration: for EJS discount log into the registration page and pay the 50% off registration fee amount. Email the point of contact (Bianca Allison [email protected]) noting that you are a Edward Jenner Society Member and are allowed the 50% off price.
  • The Edward Jenner Society will be an official co-sponsor of the 15th Annual National Vaccine Meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, May 7-9, 2012.
  • The 6th Vaccine & ISV Congress (14-16, October 2012, Shanghai, China) will offer a $100USD discount on registration for EJS members.
  • Dr. Greg Poland, representing the Edward Jenner Society, gave the keynote talk at a recent Congressional Briefing held in the Senate Rayburn Building in Washington, DC on May, 2010. Dr. Poland spoke about the Society and Jenner’s famous smallpox experiments. The title of his talk was: “Thirty Years After Smallpox Eradication: Lessons Learned”.
  • Doctors Poland and Morgan published a commentary of the formation of the Edward Jenner Society in the June 2010 issue of Vaccine. Click here for more information.
  • The Edward Jenner Society has adopted the Latin phrase "eradens contagionem" as the official motto of the Society. Literally translated the phrase means "removing or eradicating contagious disease" and signifies the goal of all vaccinologists.