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Ebola vaccine trial a success

Posted 05/02/2015

ABC News:An Ebola vaccine has passed initial safety tests at Oxford University, and now thousands of doses are being sent to West Africa for wider trials. The lead researcher, Professor Adrian Hill from Oxford University's Jenner Institute, says more than 10,000 people will now be tested in Liberia, and then more hopefully in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Vaccines & Infectious Disease Public Engagement Day

Vaccines & Infectious Disease Public Engagement Day

Posted 28/01/2015

Friday 6th March 2015, Oxford University Museum of Natural History The Jenner Institute will be hosting the Opening Event for the Oxfordshire Science Festival, to be held at the University's renowned and beautiful Museum of Natural History. The day will showcase cutting edge research in the ...

1st UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference

1st UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference

Posted 22/12/2014

The conference will focus on four themes: Epidemiology and Economics, Novel Tools and Technologies, Protective Immunity and Immunogen Design. Jenner Investigators will participate as speakers and are represented on the Network's coordinating group.

Oxford ranked first for research

Oxford ranked first for research

Posted 18/12/2014

Press release: Oxford University has been ranked number one in the UK for the quality of its research. The official UK-wide assessment of all university research, the Research Excellence Framework, found that Oxford has the largest volume of world-leading research in the country.

Booster Ebola vaccine enters 1st trials

Booster Ebola vaccine enters 1st trials

Posted 05/12/2014

Press release: The Jenner Institute team led by Professor Adrian Hill have begun testing the safety of a candidate booster vaccine against Ebola, to find out whether it could further increase immune responses. The trial saw 60 people vaccinated between 17 Sep and 18 Nov.

Positive results spur race for Ebola vaccine

Positive results spur race for Ebola vaccine

Posted 05/02/2015

Nature: Safety trials of Ebola vaccines are starting to return results: at least one is known to be safe and to summon an immune response against the virus. The challenge now is to use the results to guide the larger studies that will reveal whether the vaccines work.

Initial trials show promising signs for a new Hepatitis-C vaccine

Initial trials show promising signs for a new Hepatitis-C vaccine

Posted 10/11/2014

BBC World Service: Professor Ellie Barnes, Jenner Investigator and leader of the Hepatitis C vaccine programme at the University of Oxford, talks to Jack Stewart, 'Science in Action'.

Ebola researcher on rush for a vaccine

Ebola researcher on rush for a vaccine

Posted 14/10/2014

CNN: Adrian Hill of Oxford University, the lead trial researcher on an Ebola vaccine, speaks with Christiane Amanpour.

First British volunteer injected with trial Ebola vaccine in Oxford

First British volunteer injected with trial Ebola vaccine in Oxford

Posted 18/09/2014

The Guardian: A woman in Oxford has become the first British volunteer to be injected with an experimental Ebola vaccine, which, if it works, will be fast-tracked for use in west Africa.

Ebola trial volunteer immunised

Ebola trial volunteer immunised

Posted 14/10/2014

BBC: The first healthy volunteer has received an experimental Ebola vaccine in Oxford.

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