Meningitis Vaccine Study

What is meningococcal disease?

  • Meningococcal (men-in-juh-coc-cal) disease, also called meningitis (men-in-jai-tis), is a serious illness
  • It causes the tissues that surround the brain and spinal cord to swell and become inflamed
  • Meningococcal disease is caused by certain types of bacteria that can make adolescents (aged 10-17 years) and young adults (18-25 years) very sick

Are there different types of meningococcal disease?

  • There are many different types of meningococcal disease
  • Adolescents and young adults may have already received a vaccine to prevent some types of meningococcal disease
  • There is no single vaccine available worldwide to prevent the 5 main meningococcal disease types (A, B, C, W and Y)

What can I do today?

  • This office is part of a clinical trial to test an investigational vaccine for meningococcal disease types A, B, C, W and Y in adolescents and young adults
  • This trial is called “MEMENTO 057”

If you want to find out how you can be part of the MEMENTO 057 trial, please talk to your healthcare professional.

To apply:
(210) 949-0122 or

See some of our related studies.

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