Dr. Kaslow is our vice president of Product Development and leader of PATH Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access. Photo: PATH/PatrickMcKern.
Vice President, Product Development, and Leader, the PATH Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access
David Kaslow, MD, oversees PATH’s product development programs—Devices and Tools, Diagnostics, Drug Development, the Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), Vaccine Access and Delivery, and Vaccine Development—as well as our work in China, which focuses on product development activities. As the leader of the PATH Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, he oversees our work to accelerate the development and introduction of lifesaving vaccines for the most vulnerable children and communities around the world.
Dr. Kaslow has more than 25 years of experience in vaccine research and development. Before joining PATH in 2012 as director of MVI's work to drive the development of safe and effective vaccines against malaria, he held key advisory positions with MVI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation related to malaria vaccines. Prior to that, he oversaw project leadership and management of Merck Research Laboratories’ vaccine pipeline and founded the Malaria Vaccine Development Unit at the National Institutes of Health.
As a basic research scientist, Dr. Kaslow completed the molecular cloning and characterization of several proteins involved in malaria parasite sexual development. He also has directed product development, including field studies, of several malaria vaccine candidates. Outside the malaria field, Dr. Kaslow has contributed to the vaccine application of tools originally developed for gene therapy. He holds or coholds more than a dozen patents and has published more than 150 scientific papers.
Dr. Kaslow received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco.