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New vaccine for malaria developed at IME could be more effective

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have developed an innovative new system for delivering a malaria vaccine that shows promise in its effectiveness. By developing a vaccine that targets specific cells in the immune system, they have seen a much greater immune and antibody response to the vaccine. Though a vaccine for malaria… Read More »

New Tuberculosis Vaccine Raises Hope for TB Prevention

January 17, 2019 Share this content: In a phase 2b clinical trial, M72/AS01E provided 54% protection against active pulmonary TB. A new vaccine candidate shows promise for preventing active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in adults infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The vaccine, M72/AS01E, provided 54% protection against active pulmonary TB. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, HIV-negative… Read More »