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BMA Award: Exploiting exosomes to improve vaccines for influenza & other infectious diseases

BMA Award: Exploiting exosomes to improve vaccines for influenza & other infectious diseases

Posted 25/11/2016

Jenner Institute scientists, Dr Lynda Coughlan and Prof Adrian Hill have been awarded the 2016 British Medical Association HC Roscoe grant for a research project which aims to develop improved vaccines for influenza. Fifteen medical academics and research scientists were awarded a total of ...

UK Zika research awarded share of £120 million vaccine fund

Posted 21/11/2016

UK researchers creating new vaccines for epidemic diseases such as Zika and Ebola are among the winners of £22 million of funding, announced by the Department of Health today. These projects will be the first to benefit from the UK Vaccine Network, a £120 million fund launched last year to support Britain’s world-leading role fighting deadly diseases. The network  brings together leading figures from industry, academia and philanthropy, including the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, the Wellcome Trust, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

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The Threshold of Protection from Liver-Stage Malaria Relies on a Fine Balance between the Number of Infected Hepatocytes and Effector CD8+ T Cells Present in the Liver. J Immunol. Article

Assessment of the Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic antigen UIS3 as a potential candidate for a malaria vaccine. Infect Immun. Article

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Prof Gavin Screaton: Human antibody responses to dengue/Zika virus infections, 20/Jan/2017 12:00

Dr Michael Jarvis: Herpesvirus-based Vaccines for Infectious Disease & Cancer: An uncarved block, 23/Jan/2017 12:00

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