Researchers were awarded approximately $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying how our bodies respond to seasonal and pandemic flu viruses and vaccines.
In honor of World AIDS Day, celebrated on December 1, 2013, the UR Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) hosted a scientific symposium featuring talks from prestigious experts in the AIDS community and research posters from undergraduate and graduate students and post doctoral associates training at UR.
Two new cases of H7N9 bird flu were reported in China in October. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the University’s Vaccine Research Unit is testing a new vaccine candidate in case H7N9 makes its way to the U.S.
A new vaccine for norovirus – the microbe behind most cases of what people commonly call stomach flu – protected patients against severe vomiting and diarrhea. URMC was one of five study sites that enrolled patients and tested the experimental vaccine.
William Bonnez, M.D., Richard Reichman, M.D., and Robert C. Rose, Ph.D. are featured in a Spanish book called 40 + 1 Innovators Who Have Changed the World of the 21st Century for their pioneering work on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
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