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Vaccine against RSV could be in sight, researchers say

4 days ago

A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say…
NIH forms new collaborative influenza vaccine research network

October 1, 2019

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has initiated…
New Vaccine Prevents Herpes in Mice, Guinea Pigs

September 25, 2019

A novel vaccine developed at Penn Medicine protected almost all animal subjects exposed to the virus. Researchers from…
People’s response to flu vaccine influenced by gut microbes

September 9, 2019

Decimating levels of intestinal bacteria with antibiotics reduced the immune system’s responsiveness to a seasonal influenza vaccination, a…
Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice

August 28, 2019

Scientists have produced and tested, in mice, a vaccine that protects against a worrisome superbug: a hypervirulent form…
Thermally-stable TB vaccine closer to reality thanks to microscopic silica cages

August 12, 2019

Scientists working on a new tuberculosis (TB) vaccine have achieved a major step forward by showing that a…
NIH-funded study will test seasonal flu vaccines with two experimental adjuvants

August 12, 2019

An early-stage clinical trial is evaluating two licensed seasonal influenza vaccines, administered with or without novel adjuvants, for…
Scientists Develop Novel Nano-Vaccine for Melanoma

August 7, 2019

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their…
Experimental respiratory syncytial virus vaccine prompts antibody surge

August 5, 2019

A novel experimental vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading cause of severe respiratory illness in the…
Elderly intensive care patients who have been vaccinated against influenza have a reduces risk of dying and suffering strokes

August 1, 2019

Elderly critically ill patients who have been vaccinated against influenza have a reduced risk of dying and of…
Progress Toward an HIV Vaccine

July 31, 2019

Two recent studies from Caltech characterize sites of vulnerability on the HIV virus and take a first step…
VUMC joins international effort to speed vaccine development

June 10, 2019

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has joined an international effort to streamline and accelerate development of vaccines and…
To fight TB infection, early protection is crucial

June 6, 2019

In the first days after the tuberculosis (TB) bacteria infect the body, a flurry of immune cells are…
Scientists review influenza vaccine research progress and opportunities

April 10, 2019

In a new series of articles, experts in immunology, virology, epidemiology, and vaccine development detail efforts to improve…
Computer-designed vaccine elicits potent antibodies to RSV

March 12, 2019

A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus has been designed in an international research effort. RSV…
Reevaluating Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidance: An Analysis

March 7, 2019

If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top…
Typhoid vaccine may protect against other infections

March 1, 2019

New research by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine shows that vaccination with weakened…
To vaccinate, or not? Berkeley’s Art Reingold says there’s only one answer

February 28, 2019

Measles is more than just a little rash. The highly contagious virus can pack a serious punch, landing…
Taking on tumors

February 22, 2019

Melissa Thone, a fourth-year doctoral student in chemical & biomolecular engineering, recently won over the judges of UCI’s…
Scientists might have Found a Way to Produce a Universal Flu Vaccine

February 21, 2019

Influenza – a viral infection that many people think is barely different from the common cold – is…
Researchers push forward frontiers of vaccine science

February 21, 2019

Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the San Diego Supercomputer…
Step forward for pneumonia vaccine development

February 14, 2019

A vaccine against the biggest bacterial killer on the planet is a step closer to being available with…
Micromotors deliver oral vaccines

February 14, 2019

Vaccines have saved millions of lives, but nobody likes getting a shot. That’s why scientists are trying to…
Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause tuberculosis. Image credit NIAID via Flickr, CC BY 2.0
Temperature-stable experimental tuberculosis vaccine enters clinical testing

January 28, 2019

Vaccinations have begun in a Phase 1 human clinical trial testing a freeze-dried, temperature-stable formulation of an experimental…
Two-Pronged Approach for Treating Recurrent Kidney Cancer

January 10, 2019

Pairing a novel personalized cancer vaccine with an established immunotherapy drug administered to patients in a new way,…
Virologists discover safer potential Zika vaccine

December 21, 2018

Researcher Eric Weaver described the finding as exciting and novel. He and his team are confident that future…
New, dual-function vaccine design

December 19, 2018

University of Tokyo researchers developed a novel approach to boost the effectiveness of a new type of vaccine.…
Drug Targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika Viruses Found in Lab Study

December 18, 2018

No drugs are currently available to treat Ebola, Dengue, or Zika viruses, which infect millions of people every…
Study tests new vaccine for precancerous cervical cells

December 13, 2018

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in an international study to determine the effectiveness of a new therapeutic…
Leading the hunt for this year’s flu strains

December 11, 2018

Researchers from Cardiff University and the Public Health Wales NHS Trust are leading the world in identifying the…
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