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Herpes-Based Gene Therapy Is Key To Promising Liver Tumor Vaccine
...nal of ClinicalInvestigation . Work on cancer vaccines
is designed to focus the full forceof the body's immune system on the area of the body under attackby cancer. While such research is widespread, this vaccine is oneof the first to be created using gene therapy and to target livercancer. It's also rar...
Herpes-Based Gene Therapy Is Key To Promising Liver Tumor Vaccine
...ournal of Clinical Investigation . Work on cancer vaccines
is designed to focus the full force of the body's immune system on the area of the body under attack by cancer. While such research is widespread, this vaccine is one of the first to be created using gene therapy and to target liver cancer . It's al...
New Vaccine Blocks Viral Entry In Cattle, May Have Implications For Human Vaccines
...he says. "For example, our vaccine is way ahead of vaccines
for human herpes viruses." Among the family of hum...ive again during periods of stress. Current herpes vaccines
don't keep out viruses either. Letchworth's approach builds on scientists' growing understanding of...
First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
...sed by Washington University to develop and market vaccines
based on technology developed by Curtiss. The U.S... fight toxins; and specialized killer cells. Most vaccines
are injected and trigger only the second and third lines of defense. In a related developme...
Scientists Unlock Mystery Behind Proteins That Keep Tuberculosis Bacteria Alive; Finding Leads To Research Into New Drug Treatments
...ist on efforts to develop more effective drugs and vaccines
againstthe infectious disease. The discove...eveloping new drug treatments against TB, creating vaccines
that prevent TBfrom developing, and improving tests that detect the disease at an earlierstage....
Trojan Horse Virus Controls Hiv Infection
...rus. Moreover, such vectors could be used as novel vaccines
todeliver antigenic genes to antigen-presenting cells, such as dendritic cells,for mounting immune protection against an invading pathogensuch as HIV. NIAID, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports researchon AIDS, malaria...
Jefferson Scientists Develop Botulism Vaccine
...uld be used as a prototype in developing future vaccines
for other diseases such as diphtheria, whooping...ay, their discovery may lead to a range of oral vaccines
that could be inserted into common foods. Lance Simpson, Ph.D., professor of medicine, Jefferso...
Recombinant Protein Immunizes Mice, Promises New Strategy Against Infection And Cancer
...ings have profoundimplications for developing safe vaccines
to immunize against AIDS and otherinfectious disea...without causing full-blown disease. However, when vaccines
containingsoluble proteins from the microorganisms are used to produce an immune response,the CTLs a...
Researchers Construct Genetic Map For Dogs
...ine infectious diseases through the development of vaccines
against canine distemper, infectious hepatitis, parvovirus, and other diseases. The Institute is part of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, established in 1894; the mission of the College is to advance animal and human health t...
New Company To Turn UNC-CH, Army Inventions Into Improved Vaccines
...t the technology, which has broad applications for vaccines
and genetherapy, company officials say. Initial ta...roblem. We're able to use our vectors for multiple vaccines
or booster shotswithout a reduction in efficacy." "This is first-rate science that has led t...
Sexually Active Younger Women Are At Higher Risk For Infection With Human Papillomavirus
...n. The need for topical microbicides and effective vaccines
is urgent," says PennyHitchcock, D.V.M., chief of the sexually transmitted diseases branch in NIAID'sDivision of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. "It is certainly reassuringthat only a small number of women will develop cervical cell changes or...
Wistar Scientist Invited To Speak On Regeneration At National Meeting Of American Association For The Advancement Of Science
...improving world health through theirdevelopment of vaccines
against diseases that include rabies, German measles,infantile gastroenteritis (rotavirus), and cytomegalovirus; discovery ofmolecules like interleukin-12, which are helping the immune system fightbacteria, parasites, viruses and cancer; and location...
Curing Malaria, Controlling Mosquitoes Symposium Set For AAAS Meeting
...ofmosquitoes, and developing transmission-blocking vaccines
for malaria. The AAAS annual meeting will take place from February 12-17 at thePennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Reporters may register andobtain accreditation at the newsroom, located in Room 405, Philadelphia MarriottHotel, 1...
Biotech Approach To Feral Cat Problem Devised
...d at various techniques for delivering oral rabies vaccines
to wild animals in the form of bait which Boyle and Meister-Weisbarth believe could easily be modified to deliver the genetically engineered Salmonella as an oral immuno-contraceptive vaccine. With the preliminary work accomplished, Meister-Weisbar...
Hultgren Receives Prestigious Eli Lilly Award
...cause disease and touse this information to design vaccines
and novel antibacterial therapeutics,"Hultgren say...ve been trying to purify these proteins for use as vaccines
against urinarytract infections, but without success. Hultgren and colleagues have succeededbecause ...
RNA-Dendritic Cell Combo Shows Promise As A Universal Cancer Vaccine
...r the next several years." Usually, cancer vaccines
require large loads of tumor from individualpatien...ership of surgeon Dr. H. Kim Lyerly, will bemaking vaccines
for about 100 patients to be enrolled in the second phase of aclinical trial, testing the vaccine fo...
Pitt Researchers Develop Strategy To Use Dendritic Cells To Treat And Prevent Tumors
...nd destroyingthem. Pitt researchers tested vaccines
comprised of DC's that had been fusedwith tumor cells and DC's that were mixed with tumor cells for 24 hours beforeinjection. By linking a dendritic cell with a lung carcinoma cell, Pittresearchers formed a fused DC-tumor complex that was injected i...
Washington University Professor Receives Young Investigator Award In Microbiology
...lications of this basic knowledge ofdevelopment of vaccines
have given him recognition nationally andinternationally. He was recently elected Chair of the next Gordon Conference onbacterial adhesion. He was nominated by Stephen Beverly, Washington University School of Medicine,St. Louis, Missouri and Staffa...
Scientists Say Latently Infected Cells May Stoke the Fire of HIV Replication
..., "then a major focus in developing vaccines
should be on those parameters and molecular events that facilitate latent infection. These parameters are presently poorly understood." Dr. Paul recently served as director...
Colorado State Research Indicates Two TB Vaccines Show Promise
...s at Colorado State University report that two new vaccines
show promise in preventing tuberculosis in animals...y used in Europe, with further development the new vaccines
may offer long-term immunity, according to a report by a Colorado State team published in the June i...
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