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Dr. Klaus STÖHR Special Advisor on Influenza Pandemic Vaccine Development, WHO, Initiative for Vaccine Research, Department for Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Geneva

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1984-1987 Research Fellow, Department of Public Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig
1987-1989 Scientist, Institute for Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control, Federal Research Institute Wusterhausen/Tübingen
1989-1991 Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control, Federal Research Institute Wusterhausen/Tübingen
1992-1993 Associated Professional Officer (P2); WHO Division of Communicable Diseases, Veterinary Public Health Unit, Geneva
1994-1995 Scientist (P5); WHO Division of Communicable Diseases, Veterinary Public Health Unit
1995-1998 Scientist (P5); WHO Division for Emerging and other Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control
1998-2001 Senior Scientist (P5); WHO Department of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
2001-2004 Project Leader (P5); WHO Global Influenza Programme; WHO Department of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
2003 Coordinator (P5); SARS Aetiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, WHO Department of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
2004-2006 Coordinator (P5); WHO Global Influenza Programme WHO Department of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
since 2006 Senior Advisor on Influenza Pandemic Vaccine Development, WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research, Department for Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

Memberships

Corresponding Member of the European Society for Clinical Virology
Member of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology

Publications

Over 200 publications and presentations.
Kuiken T, Leighton FA, Fouchier RA, LeDuc JW, Peiris JS, Schudel A, Stöhr K, Osterhaus AD (2005): Public health. Pathogen surveillance in animals. Science. 2005 Sep ;309(5741):1680-1
Stöhr,K. (2005): Avian influenza and pandemics - research needs and opportunities. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 27;352(4):405-7
Peiris, M.; Anderson, L; Osterhaus, A; Stöhr, K; Yuen, K.Y. (Editors): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, 2005
Stöhr, K. (2003): A multicentre collaboration to investigate the cause of severe acute respiratory syndrome. Lancet. 2003 May 17;361(9370):1730-3
Stöhr, K.; Esveld, M. (2004): Public health. Will vaccines be available for the next influenza pandemic? Science. 2004 Dec 24;306 (5705):2195-6

Awards

Award for Leadership in Global Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2005
Scientific American's list of 50 global health research and policy leaders 2005