vaccine research Archives
Vaccine effectiveness research continues to grow
Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt's participation in vaccine effectiveness research continues to grow, with the Medical Center playing critical roles in several networks focused on surveillance of vaccine-preventable respiratory diseases.
VUMC joins international effort to speed vaccine development
Jun. 6, 2019—VUMC has joined an international effort to streamline and accelerate development of vaccines and other treatments against a growing worldwide surge of deadly and debilitating viral infections.
Potent HIV antibodies suggest new vaccine development approach
Apr. 7, 2016—It’s been known for some time that the immune system can produce antibodies capable of “neutralizing” HIV, and stopping the AIDS-causing virus dead in its tracks.
Antibodies may be ‘silver bullet’ for Ebola viruses
Jan. 21, 2016—There may be a “silver bullet” for Ebola, a family of hemorrhagic viruses, one of which has killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa in the past two years.
Vanderbilt researchers develop potential treatment to fight mosquito-borne chikungunya virus
Jul. 8, 2015—In late 2013 the Caribbean had its first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Today there have been almost 1.2 million cases in 44 countries or territories, including 177 cases in 31 U.S. States.