Huan Nguyen, PhD
Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board
Huan has a PhD in immunology and has been in the field of antiviral immunology for more than 25 years. He was Assistant Professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham then Principal Investigator at the International Vaccine Institute before joining IGY LS in 2016. He has been appointed Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University since 2017. He has published more than 40 scientific papers including original research, reviews and book chapters in the field of viral immunology, vaccines and antibodies. In 2008, he received one of the Gates Foundation Grand Challenge Awards to explore the vaccines and antibodies for control of pandemic influenza. Huan brings with him several patentable applications to the company, including his broad protective IgY against Rotavirus and Influenza. At IGY LS, he has developed approaches that have been applied to prophylaxis and therapy of diseases in respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts.
Dr. Paul Kilgore, M.P.H., M.D.
Associate Professor at Wayne State University
Dr. Kilgore is a distinguished epidemiologist with over 27 years of expertise in vaccine and immunization research: Epidemiology and translational research in infectious diseases. His focus has been working in underserved countries to bring innovative practices including rapid disease diagnosis and evidenced-based interventions. His research is in close cooperation with community partners, non-governmental stakeholders, faith-based organizations, public health and other technical experts. His focus at IGY Life Sciences is to aid in the clinical development of human studies for Rotavirus IgY applications in children and to support the efforts of grant writing for the Universal IgY Influenza Research project.