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Single Dose of Ebola Vaccine Safely Induces Protective Immunity in Macaques

Sep 14, 2015 1:00:02 PM / by Karina Palomares posted in Ebola, adaptive immunity, innate immunity, research, vaccine

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Scientists from the National Institutes of Health reported that a single dose of an experimental Ebola vaccine protects macaques within seven days of infection.

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New Insights on Killer T cells May Lead to Development of a Lifelong Flu Vaccine

Sep 2, 2015 1:00:54 PM / by Karina Palomares posted in flu, influenza, CD8, research, T cells, vaccine

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Robust CD8+ memory T cells are important for protection against severe influenza disease caused by newly emerging strains.

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Mobilizing T Cells to Fight Pancreatic Cancer with Vaccines

Mar 2, 2015 1:00:15 PM / by Daisy posted in GVAX, cancer immunotherapy, CRS-207, pancreatic cancer, research, vaccine

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Clinical trial results for pancreatic cancer vaccines GVAX and CRS-207 demonstrate an improved outcome for patients, resulting from cancer-fighting T cells.

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Take 2: Several rounds of DNA rearrangements by B cells for perfecting that antibody

Nov 24, 2014 1:00:48 PM / by Daisy posted in affinity maturation, Independent validation, somatic hypermutation, vaccine, virus

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B cells orchestrate mutations on cue. The procedure for antibody development requires a second take to get the performance right.

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