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SIRION Biotech is Europe's leading commercial supplier of viral vectors used for genetic cell modelling, gene target validation and gene therapy- and vaccination studies. Since its foundation in 2007, SIRION’s mission has been to change the paradigm for viral vector supplies. It has the ability to more

BioNTech SE, Germany

BioNTech (Biopharmaceutical New Technologies) AG is a "spin-off"-company of the Johannes Gutenberg University located in Mainz, Germany. The company, which is financed by AT Impf GmbH (a wholly owned company of Dr. Andreas & Dr. Thomas Strüngmann) and MIG Fonds, owns four subsidiaries, Ribological, more

Moderna Therapeutics, USA

Messenger RNA, or mRNA, plays a fundamental role in human biology, transferring the instructions stored in DNA to make the proteins required in every living cell. Our approach is to use mRNA medicines to instruct a patient’s own cells to produce proteins that could prevent, treat, or cure disease. more

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  • CureVac and Novartis Sign Initial Agreement on Manufacturing of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, CVnCoV

    CureVac N.V. and Novartis AG announced that they have signed an initial agreement for the manufacturing of CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, CVnCoV. Preparations for the start of production, technology transfers and test runs are already underway. Following final agreement, Novartis plans to man more

  • Tackling tumors with two types of virus

    An international research group led by the University of Basel has developed a promising strategy for therapeutic cancer vaccines. Using two different viruses as vehicles, they administered specific tumor components in experiments on mice with cancer in order to stimulate their immune system to atta more

  • A precise measure of protective immunity

    Around 71 million people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). One reason why no vaccine against the virus has been found to date is that there are numerous virus variants, some of which differ by more than 30% from each other. Scientists from TWINCORE, the Hannover Medical School more

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What are the COVID-19 RNA vaccines and how do they work?

By now, we’re all familiar with the image of coronavirus. The spikey blob peppers news websites, looms behind reporters during bulletins and frequently punctuates your Twitter doom-scrolling. More recently, the news accompanying this image has taken a positive turn, with promising results from the C more

A Summary of Common Vaccine Components

The recent measles outbreak in the US has once again provoked discussion over vaccinations, and why some parents choose not to vaccinate their children despite the benefits of doing so. Whilst not the only factor, part of the blame lies with misinformation about the chemical composition of vaccines more

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Timeline of vaccines

Timeline of vaccines This is a timeline of the development of prophylactic human vaccine s. Early vaccines may be listed by the first year of development or testing, but later entries usually show the year the vaccine finished trials and became ... more


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