1st human data for Sinovac’s SARS-CoV-2 CoronaVac vaccine is out

August 11, 2020 0

Category: Summary: A group of Chinese researchers recently conducted a phase 2 clinical trial to further evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of SARS-CoV-2 inactivated vaccine known as CoronaVac. The results are currently available on the medRxiv preprint server and demonstrate that the vaccine is well tolerated and without any notable […]

UNC researchers uncover new clues in the battle against CF bacteria

August 7, 2020 0

Category: Summary: Several different kinds of bacteria can cause lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can cause pneumonia, typically infects infants or young children and persists for life, while Burkholderia cepacia complex species only infect teenagers and adults. Source: News Medical Microbiology News Feed Read […]

Researchers evaluate the properties of anterograde and retrograde viral tracers

August 5, 2020 0

Category: Summary: Researchers from the newly-established Center for Neural Circuit Mapping at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine evaluate the properties of anterograde and retrograde viral tracers, comparing their strengths and limitations for use in neural circuit mapping. Results were published today as a primer in Neuron. Source: […]