NIH scientists use genome sequencing to reveal origin of superbug

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TweetThe National Institutes of Health announced on Monday that scientists used genome sequencing to track the evolution of Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 258, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which may result in new methods to treat and prevent spreading infection. The bacteria … Read More »

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NIH expands scope of HIV research funding opportunity

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TweetThe National Institutes of Health announced on Tuesday that it expanded the scientific scope of an HIV-cure related funding announcement to allow for a wider range of approaches and studies. The NIH’s National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and … Read More »

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New study shines light on a treatment of staph infections for CGD patients

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TweetA new study conducted by the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney diseases found that white blood cells fight off staphylococcus aureus when missing a specific protein. The researchers used a mouse model, observing … Read More »

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New health projects revealed by USAID and NIH

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TweetThe United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced 16 new health research projects in 10 countries on Tuesday. Using the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research Health grants program, the USAID and NIH … Read More »

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NIH scientists look into pandemic potential of H7 influenza viruses

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TweetScientists recently evaluated past outbreaks of H7 subtype influenza viruses to determine the pandemic potential of the novel H7N9 avian influenza virus infecting humans in China, the National Institutes of Health said on Tuesday. In a recent study published in … Read More »

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Cell biologist to start work on structure of malaria parasite genome

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Tweet The University of California at Riverside announced on Thursday that it received a four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the 3-D structure of the malaria parasite. UC Riverside and the University of Washington received the … Read More »

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KSU researcher receives NIH fellowship to battle malaria

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TweetA Kansas State University researcher recently received a prestigious fellowship from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to support mosquito and malaria research. Bart Bryant, a research associate in biology, received the National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship, which … Read More »

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NIH scientists develop tool to identify HIV antibodies

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TweetA team of scientists with the U.S. National Institutes of Health recently developed a new tool to identify powerful HIV antibodies that could prevent infection by the majority of HIV strains found worldwide. The NIH announced on Thursday the creation … Read More »

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NIH study points to vaccine for RSV

Monkey model developed by NIH scientists to research coronavirus infection

NIH scientists attempt to understand deadly new coronavirus

NIH sponsors three influenza-related clinical trials

NIH seeks applicants for international research

NIH to extend grant application deadlines

NIH-funded study will test pneumococcal vaccine with adults 55 and older

Republicans say NIH funding “insufficient”

NIH studying newly emerging Staphylococcus aureus strain

New malaria fighting technique announced

NIH gives grant for malaria research center

GlycoVaxyn receives NIH grant for Staphylococcus aureus vaccine study

NanoBio announces development of intranasal hepatitis B vaccine

NIH gives $3M grant for malaria vaccine

Doctors should help increase immunizations in adults, report says

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine beneficial in HIV, report says

Vaccine for asbestos-related cancer shows promise

Findings confirm H1N1 flu’s toll on pregnant women

Patient trials of genital herpes vaccine begin in London

Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from chikungunya

NIH, FDA announce initiative to fast-track innovations to public

Older women not likely to benefit from cervical cancer vaccine

Dutch find no link between infant deaths, vaccine

Sebelius: Pandemic uncovered technology’s weaknesses