Chiron Vaccines

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Background

From the OBN website:

Chiron Vaccines is the world's fifth largest vaccines company and has its headquarters in Oxford, UK, with facilities located throughout Europe, the US and Asia. The company is the world's second largest manufacturer of flu vaccines, and has important meningitis, paediatric and travel vaccine franchises. Chiron Vaccines is the leading vaccine manufacturer in the UK, Germany and Italy, and its portfolio of products includes vaccines for influenza, meningitis C, yellow fever, rabies, tick borne encephalitis, haemophilus influenzae B (Hib), polio, mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough).[1]

Chiron Corporation was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 20, 2006. It had offices and facilities in eighteen countries on five continents. Chiron's business and research was in three main areas: biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and blood testing.[2]

People

Chiron Corporation Board of Directors 2006

Contact

Phone:01865 782800
email:info@chironvaccines.com
fax: 01865 332601
http://www.chiron.com

Affiliations

Chiron Vaccines was a donor to the Science Media Centre from October 2004 to February 2007 according to the SMC.[4]

References

  1. Chiron Vaccines, OBN website. Accessed on 23/10/13.
  2. 'Chiron Corporation profile', LinkedIn.
  3. Board of Directors, Chiron Corporation, accessed via the Internet archive of 15 February 2006 on 12 july 2016.
  4. Data from Internet Archive holdings of the Science Media Centre website, 2002-2013.