A master’s Thesis Discusses: (Immunological Evaluation of Individuals Vaccinated with (Pfizer BioNTech) Vaccine in Baghdad

Today, Monday morning, corresponding to 1/30/2023, a discussion of master’s thesis of postgraduate student (Ayaat Abdel-Wahhab Kazem) at Medical Microbiology Branch at College of Medicine Al- Iraqia University took place on her thesis tagged (Immunological Assessment of COVID-19 vaccinated Students from Al-Iraqia University in Baghdad) .

The study aimed to:

Validation of the efficacy of (Pfizer BNT162b2) vaccine in stimulating the immune system and      immunological parameters involved (Anti-Spike S1 RBD IgG Antibodies)

Interleukin-6, Interleukin-7, Interleukin-10 and APRIL

The thesis concluded: Anti-Spike S1 RBD IgG antibodies increased significantly after four months of taking the vaccine when compared with their levels after one month of taking the second dose of the same vaccine. This indicates that the time factor is very important for detecting and following up the body’s immune response after vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 virus

After listening to the discussion committee’s remarks and student’s defense of her thesis with scientific evidence, the thesis was accepted in form and content, and a master’s degree was granted to the student with an honors grade.

The discussion committee consisted of:

-Assist. Prof. Dr. Ziyad Ahmed Shabib / National Center for Research and Treatment of Blood Diseases / Al-Mustansiriya University / Chair.

-Assist. Prof. Dr. Anfal Muhammad Khudair/College of Medicine/Al-Iraqia University/Member.

-Assist. Prof. Dr. Sana Khudair Jamil / College of Medicine / Al-Iraqia University / member

-Prof. Dr. Ahmed Rushdi Abdullah/College of Medicine/ Al-Iraqia University/member and supervisor.

-Prof. Dr. Arwa Mujahid Abdullah/ Faculty of Medicine/ Al-Nahrain University/ member and supervisor.