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UTHSC Researchers Play Role in Supporting Development of COVID-19 Vaccines


Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have played a supporting role in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. To examine the efficacy of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine during development, the company needed a way to test the inhibitory effects of the antibodies generated after vaccination on virus infection. However, to work with SARS-CoV-2 requires… Read More

Streptococcus Vaccine Developed by UTHSC Professor of Medicine James B. Dale to Begin Clinical Trial


The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of StreptAnova┬«, a vaccine designed to prevent Group A streptococcal (GAS) infections. The trial will be… Read More