Researchers see progress in creating universal flu vaccine

01/14/2013 | The Scientist online

A report in The Scientist says efforts to create a universal flu vaccine are closer to fruition, with some researchers looking at how to get the immune system to create antibodies against portions of a protein shared among multiple viruses. Other researchers are targeting the M2 protein, which helps the flu virus get rid of its contents into a target cell, while still others think the T cells that kill infected cells will play a key role in a universal vaccine.

View Full Article in:

The Scientist online

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI
VP - Partnership Operations
Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD