Apr. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers have joined a multi-center effort led by Pennsylvania-based Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. to accelerate development of potential antibody therapies against the often-lethal Ebola virus.
Mar. 23, 2015—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a new way to “dissect” the human immune response following influenza vaccination.
Feb. 26, 2015—Respiratory viruses, not bacterial infections, are the most commonly detected causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children, according to new research released Feb. 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Sep. 26, 2013—The Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program has received a major contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work as one of the nation’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units.
Sep. 20, 2013—Vanderbilt University medical researchers are once again part of the nationwide fight to prevent a possible flu pandemic. There’s a new deadly flu strain called H7N9, that started in eastern China. Vanderbilt is one of 9 sites preparing to test a new vaccine to protect people against this new strain.
Sep. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) is one of nine U.S. sites funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to test the effectiveness of a vaccine to protect against the H7N9 bird flu that emerged in China this spring.
Sep. 18, 2013—Researchers work to prevent possible bird flu pandemic How stars solve mysteries of the universe And conquering the video gaming industry Vandy style? All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
Sep. 12, 2013—After more than a month in and out of the hospital with her daughter, Kynslee, Kristen Allen felt she was at the end of her rope. Last spring, the nearly 2-year-old Columbia girl developed diarrhea that wouldn’t go away after taking antibiotics for repeated ear infections.
Aug. 23, 2013—Teera Wilkins of Occupational Health spoke with Drs. Kathryn Edwards and Sarah Elizabeth Williams about the importance of vaccinations
Aug. 22, 2013—A worrisome new avian influenza virus, called H7N9, emerged this spring in Eastern China.
Mar. 28, 2013—A national vaccine surveillance program that Vanderbilt University is a part of has identified a significant shift in the most common cause of childhood diarrhea.
Feb. 14, 2013—New Vanderbilt-led research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has identified the relatively unknown human metapneumovirus (MPV) as the second most common cause of severe bronchiolitis in young children.