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Ebola lessons applied to vaccine clinical trials

3 proposals for ‘thinking outside the box’ in public health emergencies

April 2, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

In a perspective published today in the journal Science, researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and other institutions drew on lessons learned in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa to suggest guidelines for conducting vaccine clinical trials during an infectious disease emergency.

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New breast cancer vaccine ‘promising but not ready for prime time’

Vaccine potentially could be used in the majority of breast cancer patients

Dec. 3, 2014 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

They may be baby steps, but researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis took a few more of them this week with the publication of a study looking at a potential new breast cancer vaccine. Fred Hutch researchers weigh in and discuss their own breast cancer vaccine-related work.

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Finding a better way to take a bite out of malaria’s power

Fred Hutch and collaborators launch new trials to infect – and quickly treat – volunteers to test experimental drugs

Sept. 10, 2014 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch and collaborators launch new trials to infect – and quickly treat – volunteers to test experimental drugs.

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New vaccine may prevent cytomegalovirus infection

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute researchers co-author study on vaccine with potential to prevent the most common virus transmitted by a pregnant woman to her unborn child

March 23, 2009

A new vaccine that has the potential to be the first to prevent maternal and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection was detailed in a study published in the March 19 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Larry Corey, co-director of the Hutchinson Center’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, and Dr. Meei-li Huang, of VIDI and a research scientist in the Virology Division at the University of Washington and an affiliate member in VIDI, were co-authors of the paper with colleagues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, who led the study.

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