SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017

Computerized methods support fight against Zika virus

Scientists have developed computer-assisted methods to fight the spread of the Zika virus, which does not have any treatment or vaccine to prevent the disease's transmission. Read More »

Toxic HIV protein changes neural networks

Scientists from the University of Minnesota recently discovered that the transactivator of transcription (Tat) protein in HIV infections changes neural networks so the neurons adjust to the toxic presence of Tat in the body. Read More »

Universal quality-control standards sought for influenza vaccines

Scientists have been striving to counteract the misinformation surrounding influenza vaccines by improving their quality and developing a universal flu vaccine. Read More »

UAE conducts national measles immunization campaign

The Ministry of Health in the United Arab Emirates is conducting a month-long, free national vaccination campaign to protect its citizens against measles. Read More »

SIRION Biotech makes breakthrough in vaccine production

Scientists with SIRION Biotech recently reported that they have made significant progress with an innovative, breakthrough vaccine as novel production cell lines handle toxic antigens that are challenging to express. Read More »

U.S. dominates worldwide flu vaccine industry market

Nation accounted for 50 percent of world's influenza vaccine market in 2014 Read More »

PharmaSecure launches second phase of TB control program in India

PharmaSecure, a worldwide leader in providing customer engagement and brand protection solutions, recently launched the second phase of the “Grand Challenges in TB Control” grant program that is taking place in India. Read More »

SIRION Biotech plans new office in Boston region

SIRION Biotech, a top viral vector platform company that is renowned for developing high quality viral vector solutions for academic and industry partners, recently announce that it intends to established a new office within the area of Boston, Massachusetts. SIRION has partnered with the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) to find an office and lab space. Read More »

Third case, second death of EEE reported by New Hampshire DHHS

The third case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) was reported on Wednesday by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), representing the second death this season as a result of EEE in the state. Read More »