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S. pyogenes controlled human challenge model

Streptococcus pyogenes is a leading cause of infection-related morbidity and mortality. A...

coronavirus

The UK will be the first country to run a Covid-19 human infection challenge study, following a favourable...

Typhoid fever poster

The bacterial pathogen Salmonella Typhi causes typhoid fever, which is a global health problem.

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HIC-Vac BLOG

rotavirus

Diarrhoea continues to be one of the leading causes of death among children worldwide (nearly half a...

Bordetella pertussis growing on agar

October 1784, Thomas Jefferson (known as the Founding Father of the United States and author of the...

The pneumococcus

Streptococcus pneumoniae (or pneumococcus) is a type of bacteria...

Human infection studies in the news

S. pyogenes controlled human challenge model

Streptococcus pyogenes is a leading cause of infection-related morbidity and mortality. A reinvigorated vaccine development effort calls for new clinically relevant human S pyogenes experimental infection models to support proof of concept evaluation of candidate vaccines.

UK-VN Science & Innovation newsletter featured a short piece on HIC-Vac and the pump priming study we are funding in Vietnam, led by Evelyne Kestelyn, exploring regulatory and ethical frameworks.

DPT vaccine

Seven research teams are each receiving pump-priming funding of between £25-75,000 to carry out research relevant to human infection studies, with the ultimate goal of better understanding diseases, how they spread and developing ways to prevent or treat them.

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