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U.S. gives Profectus grants for Ebola vaccine

Profectus BioSciences Inc., of Baltimore, a pharmaceutical company, has received a three-year, $8.5 million grant — along with Galveston National Laboratory, of Texas — to develop an Ebola vaccine. Profectus’ VesiculoVax vaccine, designed for combating biowarfare threats, could also “have ...

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Researcher charged in major HIV vaccine fraud case

Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research.

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UM gets $4 million grant for vaccine

Researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Vaccine Development have received a $4 million grant from the Wellcome Trust to help develop a vaccine that prevents potentially lethal infectious diseases caused by salmonella, particularly fatal in young children. The ...

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Md. event marks Army progress against cold virus

FREDERICK — Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold. On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson will join Army medical researchers in celebrating the licensing and fielding ...

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Study: Sanaria’s malaria vaccine is safe

A Rockville biotech firm whose malaria vaccine works by triggering an immune response with the saliva from 1,000 irradiated mosquitoes, is safe and shows promise, according to a research study published in the journal Science. Sanaria Inc. published the phase ...

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