Tag Archives: T-cells

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Shows Acceptable Safety, Ability to Generate Immune Response

An experimental Ebola vaccine, which has its first trials at Oxford University has shown an acceptable safety profile as well as the ability to generate an immune response. “The Ebola vaccine was well tolerated. Its safety profile is pretty much as we had hoped,” said professor Adrian Hill of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University who led the trial. The ...

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Researchers Find New Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

A researcher from Missouri-based Saint Louis University has found a new way to prevent Type I diabetes that stops the destruction of beta cells and preserves insulin production. Thomas Burris, chair of pharmacological and physiological science, and his team focused on blocking the autoimmune process that destroys beta cells and leads to diabetes. “None of the animals on the treatment ...

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Experimental Ebola Vaccine Seems to Be Safe in Test

An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease has been found to be well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a Phase 1 clinical trial, researchers report. The trials were conducted at US National Institutes of Health’s clinical centre in Bethesda, Maryland. The candidate vaccine is co-developed by the NIH’s National Institute ...

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