Webinar CLLAN / ALAN on COVID-19 vaccination and immune challenges for leukemia

February 11, 2021

CLLAN and ALAN ran a free webinar on COVID-19 vaccination and immune challenges for leukemia

In this webinar, speakers shared advices on following topics: 
– Safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines in patients with immune challenges
– Roll-out of vaccines in the patient communities
– Specific challenges of CLL and Acute Leukemia patients

The panelists answered questions from the audience and unanimously advised patients to get vaccinated. 

Date: 11th February 2021

Time: 4pm CET / 3pm UK time – 90 min

Guest speakers:

Prof. Florence Cymbalista (France), Director Avicenne Hospital Hematology Laboratory

Dr Amit Patel (UK), Consultant in Cellular Therapies and Transplantation, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Haematology and Transplant Unit

Dr Julio Delgado (The Netherlands), Seconded National Expert, Oncology Office, European Medicines Agency (EMA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Department of Haematology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Uwe Gerd Liebert (Germany), Institute of Virology, Leipzig University, Leipzig

The meeting was moderated by Zack Pemberton-Whiteley (Chair – Acute Leukemia Advocates Network, ALAN) and Pierre Aumont (vice-chair – CLL Advocates Network, CLLAN).

Recording: https://fb.watch/3C15NE20nn/

or https://youtu.be/lB8W9uSU1DU

Slides presented:

Full deck except acute leukemia’s expert


Acute leukemia expert


Additional questions from audience answered by the experts