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Scientists shows AIDS vaccine candidate successfully ‘primes’ immune system

An HIV-infected cell. Credit: NIAID New research led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Rockefeller University shows in mice that an experimental vaccine candidate designed at TSRI can stimulate the immune system activity necessary to stop HIV infection. The findings could provide …

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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

The vaccine is delivered into the skin through a fingertip-sized patch of microscopic needles. Credit: UPMC University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies …

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Study shows cancers with high levels of the SLC7A11 gene may respond to glucose transporter inhibitor treatment

Killer T cells surround a cancer cell. Credit: NIH New findings from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center about how some cancer cells become “addicted” to glucose could open up fresh approaches to therapy strategies for cancers with high levels of an amino acid transporter called …

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