MacroBrew - The vaccine, your immune system, and what’s next for Covid-19?

Professor Shane Crotty and his team at the La Jolla Institute in California study immunity against infectious diseases. They investigate how the immune system remembers infections and vaccines.

This is one of the most critical areas of scientific research for the world to succeed against COVID-19. Indeed, Dr. Tony Fauci has referred to some of Professor Crotty’s lab work as “exceedingly important to the field of immunogen design. Nomura’s Andy Chaytor will sit down with Professor Crotty to discuss the Delta surge, vaccine efficacy, boosters versus vaccine equity, herd immunity and more.


    Professor Shane Crotty Ph.D.

    Professor Shane Crotty Ph.D.

    La Jolla Institute of Immunology


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