Navigation Links
Whole-parasite malaria vaccine shows promise in University of Maryland School of Medicine clinical trial
Date:9/9/2011

s have shown that the bites of infected, irradiated mosquitoes have the ability to immunize humans against malaria. In fact, previous trials pioneered at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the U.S. Navy almost 40 years ago showed that 90 percent of humans bitten by at least 1,000 irradiated malaria-carrying mosquitoes did not contract malaria from the bites of ordinary malaria-infected mosquitoes. However, the bite of a mosquito essentially using a mosquito as a syringe and needle is not a practical method of administering a vaccine to large groups of people. Sanaria's large-scale production and cryopreservation process creates the potential for the vaccine to be administered globally.

"The University of Maryland School of Medicine and its Center for Vaccine Development have a world-leading malaria research program with a prominent global presence, including in remote areas of Africa where malaria rates are at their worst," says E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., vice president for medical affairs for the University of Maryland and John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine. "This research is the culmination of decades of study in this field, and brings hope to the millions of people worldwide who face daily threat of malaria."

The study included 98 adult volunteers, 18 of whom served as control volunteers. As a Phase I trial, the study's focus was to establish that the vaccine was safe and well tolerated. The results have guided the design of the next study, a Phase II clinical trial in which scientists will administer the vaccine intravenously to human volunteers and measure immunity to determine the effectiveness of Sanaria's vaccine. Scientists have traditionally regarded intravenous delivery as an impractical strategy for large-scale global immunization, but Dr. Lyke said the researchers will evaluate its potential in future studies. Other possibilities for admin
'/>"/>

Contact: Karen Robinson
karobinson@som.umaryland.edu
410-706-7590
University of Maryland Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. MARA Fights Malaria With WaveMaker and Amazon Web Services
2. One-third of antimalarial medicines sampled in 3 African nations found to be substandard
3. Private Sector, President's Malaria Initiative Join Forces to Strengthen Angolas Capacity to Control Mosquitoes
4. UCR researcher identifies mechanism malaria parasite uses to spread in red blood cells
5. Tony Blair Visits Pioneering Interfaith Malaria Initiative in Nigeria
6. Malaria research must be based in Africa
7. Invisible Children's Bobby Bailey Premiers a New Documentary on Malaria
8. High School Student's College Prerequisite: Save Five Thousand Lives in Africa. Teen Supports Nothing But Nets in Malaria Fight
9. SC Johnson and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Unite to Combat Malaria
10. Grassroots Campaign Drives toward Ending Malaria Deaths by 2015
11. Mosquito Squad Partners with Malaria No More
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The federal court overseeing thousands ... District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a ... proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, ... after finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz Chiropractic Care ... about every type of injury that can result from car accidents ... years, the team at Doctors on Liens has been ... With the combined breadth of experience between the two, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Weddingshe.com has added many trendy Champagne wedding dresses ... in the past three years. Today, the business announces a ... to the sales manager of the company, this is on ... This point can be reflected on the discounted wedding dresses ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... component of overall health care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. ... York-based HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), will be the ... advance spiritual care in Israel’s public health system. , The ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 State Forestry ... data management system with support from GEOSYSTEMS, a dedicated ... new solution will leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ERDAS APOLLO ... data as well as point clouds and documents. This ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... that women who drink insufficient milk during pregnancy probably to ... inhibit// their babies’ growth in the womb. ,The ... Association Journal. 300 women took part in the study. All ... babies of mothers who drank at least a cup of ...
... According to the researchers, a vaginal gel, which is said ... against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS// expected to hit ... gels are being tested in a number of clinical trials ... years, the Associated Press reported. ,According to foodconsumer.org, ...
... Delhi :The National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) is due ... across the country mainly in the central and northern ... testing centers, the number of centers will total 1150. ... combating HIV/AIDS, according to results from the annual sentinel ...
... A survey sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research ... suffer from dry eye.// This symptom occurs more in women ... imbalances in menopause. ,Some of the changes ... eyes, blurred vision and sensitivity to light. The survey quizzed ...
... disease experts and the American Civil Liberties Union are ... Control and Prevention and customs agents to detain travelers ... The MoU, which is reportedly available with Reuters, also ... data to CDC. ,Health and ...
... study and report on the subject of using condoms top ... official said that the Vatican will soon publish a report ... is better to refrain from sex which is one the ... was previously the Archbishop of Milan, acknowledged the use of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among enterprise buyers ... localization purchasing in 2015, says Moravia CMO, ... recent study by market research firm Common Sense Advisory, ... for their translation and localization needs. "From a language ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology Market ... Global Forecast to 2019" report to their ... wide array of techniques for the detection of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced ... Enabling Pharmaceutical Manufacturing,s Future. The ... , Highlight the ongoing focus PDA has on ... solutions by filling known gaps in current manufacturing science as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 3PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 2PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 3
... , , CHARLESTON, S.C., ... "SEBIO 2009", will be held at the Charleston Place Hotel ... 2009. Dr. Cheryl Liljestrand, Dr. Harry Guttman, and Dr. ... SEBIO 2009 promises to bring innovative life science companies, ...
... , NEW ... new market research report is available in its ... Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 , ... Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 , Summary ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 2Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 3Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 4Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 5Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 6Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 7Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 8Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 9Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 10Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 11Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 12Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 13Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 14Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 15Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 16
CDIs Abdominal Binders are designed with a non-pitching, body contouring, non-rolling elastic band that provides both support and compression. Available in 9, 12 and 15 widths with waist ranges from ...
Ideal for abdominal and flank procedures....
For traditional abdominoplasty, Lipectomy of abdomen...
Fully adjustable dual side panels...
Medicine Products: