Vanderbilt Magazine

Computer illustration of a plasma cell (B-cell, left) secreting antibodies (white) against influenza viruses (right). Antibodies bind to specific antigens, for instance viral proteins, marking them for destruction by phagocyte immune cells.

Flu Fighter: Dr. James Crowe is leading a global effort to take the guesswork out of the flu shot

From Vanderbilt Magazine: James Crowe, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, hopes to create a universal flu vaccine–permanently eliminating the problem of ineffective or under-effective annual flu shots.

VUCast: Preventing the next pandemic