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Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

... vaccine for the disease is available." Most vaccines are based on conventional strategies that work by ... response. Therefore, conventionally designed AIDS vaccines that have been clinically assessed to date have ... strategies may include development of AIDS vaccines that make infected individuals resistant to ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... firm (the "Company"), developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human ... to the development and testing of HIV/AIDS vaccines and has sponsored over 80 Phase 1 trials for the ... manufacture, license and commercialize human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human ...

Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

... most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received when they were infants or ... diseases and protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. To view the ... that pre-teens and teenagers need additional vaccines beyond those they received when they were ....

CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot

... effort on the part of those administering the flu vaccines and people receiving them to be sure that the ... as we attempt to deliver two different influenza vaccines during the same season," he added. Then ... Arleen Porcell-Pharr. The H1N1 flu vaccines will be very much like seasonal flu vaccines, ...

Surveyed Oncologists Expect to Prescribe Provenge to about Half of Their Prostate Cancer Patients if the Vaccine is Approved

... and Payer Attitudes Toward Emerging Cancer vaccines for Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, and Glioma ... In addition to Provenge, other therapeutic vaccines in development for cancer include Merck KGaA's ... both drugs to be the most promising therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of these two diseases, owing to ...

URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

... tools that are accelerating the development of vaccines and therapeutics." The NIH funds will enable ... of Lifespan and Bill Martin of EpiVax to develop vaccines that will address emerging infectious diseases ... to traditional vaccines, immunome-derived vaccines have the potential to be safer and more effective ...

Sanofi Pasteur Begins Shipments of Fluzone(R), Influenza Virus Vaccine for 2009-2010 Seasonal Influenza

... Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN ... by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory ... approximately 40 percent of the influenza vaccines distributed worldwide, and in the U.S. Fluzone ...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

... officials announced Wednesday. Two possible vaccines will be tested at eight institutions around the ... prepared statement, is to "determine whether the vaccines are safe and to assess their ability to induce ... the vaccines. If these trials seem safe, the vaccines will also be tested in children aged 6 months to ...

U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin

... officials announced Wednesday. Two possible vaccines will be tested at eight institutions around the ... prepared statement, is to "determine whether the vaccines are safe and to assess their ability to induce ... the vaccines. If these trials seem safe, the vaccines will also be tested in children aged 6 months to ...

NIAID set to launch clinical trials to test 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine candidates

... these pilot lots to determine whether the vaccines are safe and to assess their ability to induce ... given 21 days apart, testing two manufacturers' vaccines (Sanofi Pasteur and CSL Biotherapies). If early information from those trials indicates that these vaccines are safe, similar trials in healthy children ...

Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines

... which has long advocated for optimal use of all vaccines recommended by public health officials, has ... are still too few Americans taking advantage of vaccines recommended to protect them from infectious ... disappointing, because influenza and pneumococcal vaccines have long been a part of the adult schedule and ...

Vaxine Wins Line Honours With World's First Human Swine Flu Vaccine

... are testing, unlike old-fashioned egg-based virus vaccines is based on state-of-the-art recombinant protein ... "This cutting-edge design means that vaccines can be produced in record time, making this ... swine flu vaccine to the clinic ahead of rival vaccines from the large manufacturers." "Whilst ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... "Single-Shot" vaccines May Protect Against H5N1 Influenza Virus Two newly developed "single-shot" H5N1 influenza vaccines protected ferrets against lethal infection with ... method for controlling an influenza pandemic. vaccines must be rapidly available to reach mass ...

FDA Approves Seasonal Flu Vaccine for 2009-2010

... determines the strains that should be included in vaccines for the U.S. population. The closer the match ... complications. The FDA said the six vaccines for 2009-2010 and the manufacturers are: Afluria, ... ID Biomedical Corporation; Fluvirin, Novartis vaccines and Diagnostics Limited; Fluzone, Sanofi Pasteur ...

Swine Flu Vaccine Taking Longer Than Expected

... countries could use emergency measures to get the vaccines out faster if they decide they are needed, ... only producing about half as much "yield" to make vaccines as regular flu viruses. So the WHO has asked its ... large-scale swine flu vaccination campaigns, the vaccines need to be vetted by regulatory authorities for ...

DOR BioPharma Appoints Christopher P. Schnittker, CPA, as Vice President of Administration and Controller

... and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead ... products in development are recombinant subunit vaccines designed to protect against the lethal effects of ... significant uncertainty inherent in developing vaccines against bioterror threats, manufacturing and ...

Intercell Supports the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

... and of the military market and developing vaccines to address unmet needs." The ACIP consists ... recommendations for the routine administration of vaccines to children and adults in the civilian ... biotechnology company that develops novel vaccines for the prevention and treatment of infectious ...

VaxAmerica Enters Partnership with Emeritus Senior Living

... Alliance makes influenza vaccines available to seniors nationwide. ... process, we will now be able to bring vaccines directly to the people that need them ... and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals in the U.S. Founded ...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Replikin Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

... and market novel forecasting tools and synthetic vaccines to fight virulent rapidly replicating diseases ... and HIV. The company's predictive products and vaccines in development are based upon the company's ... and is designing synthetic vaccines specifically tailored to combat a given strain ...

CEL-SCI Expands Testing of Its Vaccine to Determine Efficacy Against More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

... CEL-SCI has produced several L.E.A.P.S. flu vaccines that focus on the conserved, non changing ... and herpes simplex virus and as therapeutic vaccines in two different autoimmune conditions. Data showed that L.E.A.P.S. vaccines were able to induce these protective immune ...

Researchers work to boost effectiveness of the flu vaccine

... AUGUSTA, Ga. vaccines intended to help the body to fight off the flu ... an edge, researchers say. That doesn't mean vaccines are bad, it just may help explain why they aren't ... believe they can improve the efficacy of flu vaccines maybe even make them work for more than one flu ...

U.S. Contributes $75 Million for Childhood Immunization

... of State Jacob Lew at the Global Alliance for vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Board of Directors ... strengthening of health systems. To date, vaccines that have been funded by GAVI include vaccines against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, Hepatitis ...

Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise

... could signal a whole new direction in how vaccines are used against cancer, experts said. "The novelty of the vaccines is that they were individualized to each patient, ... Cancer Center in Washington, D.C. "Many vaccines are directed against cancer-associated targets ...

Broad-Spectrum Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

... new research has found. Current HPV L1-based vaccines provide almost 100 percent protection against the ... vaccine could solve the shortcomings of current vaccines -- they're too expensive to be used in much of ... door to a novel family of second generation HPV vaccines with significant potential value in the public ...

Refusing immunizations puts children at increased risk of pertussis infection

... 26, 2009 (DENVER) Children of parents who refuse vaccines are 23 times more likely to get whooping cough ... verified whether parents had refused some or all vaccines for their children. The researchers found 156 ... "As a father of young children, I understand that vaccines can pose confusing and difficult choices, so the ...

Refusing Immunizations Puts Children at Increased Risk of Pertussis Infection, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Children of parents who refuse vaccines are 23 times more likely to get whooping cough ... verified whether parents had refused some or all vaccines for their children. The researchers found ... "As a father of young children, I understand that vaccines can pose confusing and difficult choices, so the ...

Sanofi Pasteur Receives Order from U.S. Government to Produce New Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine

... May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: ... the U.S. government that allows HHS to purchase vaccines for viruses with pandemic potential. In addition ... to ensure the accessibility of our life-saving vaccines to the greatest number of people." ...

Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise

... THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- vaccines delivered via droplets rubbed into the skin ... Three groups of chinchillas had droplets of the vaccines rubbed into the skin of their ears once a week ... group received a placebo. After receiving the vaccines or placebo, the animals were infected with ...

New Methods Could Speed Production of Flu Vaccines

... MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- vaccines made up of virus-like particles (VLPs) could ... in Philadelphia. In early clinical trials, VLP vaccines appear to provide complete protection against ... in as little as 12 weeks, while conventional vaccines require physical samples of the virus, and ...

Computer simulation captures immune response to flu

... by antibodies. The model predicted that drugs and vaccines that change the presentation by dendritic cells ... Existing adjuvants drugs that strengthen vaccines but have no effect alone are available that ... at the start of infection. Thus, near-future vaccines against swine flu for instance may work better if ...

Adequate Supply of Swine Flu Vaccine Uncertain

... whole country. "The U.S. government regulates vaccines on a routine basis as well as in the event of a ... have to be tough choices as to where and to whom vaccines will be distributed." In a statement, the ... with the manufacturers of antiviral drugs and vaccines and the CDC, will be the quickest and most ...

Veterinarian Talks Vaccines: What Every Cat Owner Needs to Know

... of Greater Newburyport, will discuss feline vaccines on Tuesday, May 19, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the ... Why: Dr. Bassler discusses typical problems with vaccines and informs the public the questions cat owners need to ask their veterinarians. She explains which vaccines are safe, which are not and why. Attendees will ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... SVA ), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China has announced its unaudited financial ... flexibility will support our ability to supply vaccines for H1N1 should the need arise. We also have a robust pipeline of other vaccines for other infectious diseases, including ...

EU awards $4 million for pneumonia research

... is getting more and more difficult and current vaccines mediate only partial protection. 13 ... with the aim to develop new antibiotics and vaccines to fight pneumococcal infection. The department ... The two currently available pneumococcal vaccines have the disadvantage that not all of the more ...

Study reveals current multi-component vaccines may need reworking

... Current strategies for designing vaccines against HIV and cancers, for instance, may enable some components in multi-component vaccines to cancel the effect of others on the immune ... Without causing an actual infection, many modern vaccines introduce detoxified versions of disease-related ...

U.S. FDA Licenses Sanofi Pasteur's New Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility

... 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN ... approximately 40 percent of the influenza vaccines distributed worldwide and in the U.S. produced more than 45 percent of the influenza vaccines distributed for the 2008-2009 influenza season. ...

More Low-Income Kids Are Getting Vaccinated

... children from low-income families are getting the vaccines they need. The bad news is that there's ... and increasing parents' awareness of the vaccines for Children Program," wrote the study's authors. The vaccines for Children Program (VCP) was established in ...

DeltaTRAK Responds to Swine Flu Outbreak With Full Line of Products for Temperature Sensitive Vaccines

... products that help ensure product efficacy for vaccines and pharmaceuticals. All these products are ... can be used during transport and/or storage of vaccines and pharmaceuticals. Many vaccines and pharmaceuticals have temperature sensitivity ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Good First-quarter 2009 Performance

... (up 8.3%), Aprovel(R) (up 11.1%) - and from vaccines (up 9.1%). Robust growth in the worldwide ... from Zentiva, Medley or Kendrick. Human vaccines First-quarter consolidated net sales for the Human vaccines business were up 9.1% at euro 627 million. Net ...

American Academy of Disaster Medicine's (AADM) President Comments on U.S. Public Health System, Discusses Swine Flu Infection and Prevention

... this viral strain is new, the current supply of vaccines will not work. 5. How can I keep myself and my family from catching the swine flu? No vaccines are available to help develop immunity. The ... are no medicines, over-the-counter products, or vaccines to currently prevent against this virus. There ...
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