What is the Institute for Protein Design?
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The Institute for Protein Design will become an innovation hub for new therapeutics for a variety of common, serious diseases. It will also engineer new nanomaterials for industry.
Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.
A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus has been designed in an international research effort. RSV is second only to malaria as a cause of infant mortality worldwide.
Scientists have worked for nearly 80 years to produce a safe, effective vaccine for dengue, a flu-like illness that affects about 400 million people a year.