July 20, 2020

A single dose induced antibodies in young and old animal models. The vaccine's design has advantages of safety, cost, scalability, and storage.

gene gun malaria vaccine study
August 31, 2018

Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine.  In mice studies, his team is harnessing T cells to fight malaria in t

August 31, 2018

Prime-and-trap effort harnesses T cells, instead of antibodies, to fend off early-stage malaria infection in mice.


June 25, 2018

30 percent of U.S. adults will get shingles over the course of their lifetimes, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

picture of carpenter Michael Barton sanding wood
April 23, 2018

Several years ago, during a time of stress, Seattle cabinet maker Michael Barton developed a case of shingles.  A sensitive area developed around his armpit and shoulder blade -- on the skin and underneath it, he said.

February 16, 2018

The device has been essential to delivering a universal flu vaccine being developed at UW Medicine. 

picture of vials of blood samples
January 31, 2018

One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.  For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are developing a new vaccine to try to stop such recurrenc

February 27, 2018
A survivor shares her story
University of Washington School of Medicine Microbiologist Deborah Fuller
December 21, 2017

Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine. 

December 21, 2017

The strategy introduces stable components of flu virus to the body to spur universal, and long-lasting DNA-enhanced protection.


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