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Q&A: Realism on Achieving Herd Immunity with Dr. Chip Schooley

August 4, 2021

“When will we get ‘back to normal?’” is a question looming on many Americans’ minds. The answer largely depends on the country’s ability to substantially ramp up immunity to SARS CoV-2.

A Nanomaterial Path Forward for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

July 15, 2020

From mRNA vaccines entering clinical trials, to peptide-based vaccines and using molecular farming to scale vaccine production, the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing new and emerging nanotechnologies into the frontlines and the headlines.

Study: No Serious COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects in Breastfeeding Moms, Infants

September 8, 2021

Researchers found that breastfeeding mothers who received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccination reported the same local or systemic symptoms as what has been previously reported in non-breastfeeding women, with no serious side effects in the breastfed infants.

Why the Flu Vaccine Is Less Effective in the Elderly

December 15, 2015

…Dec. 15 in Immunity now explains why the flu vaccine is less effective at protecting older individuals. More broadly, the findings reveal novel molecular signatures that could be used to predict which individuals are most likely to respond positively to vaccination.

UC San Diego Biologists Produce Potential Malarial Vaccine from Algae

May 16, 2012

UC San Diego biologists have produced a potential malarial vaccine from algae, an achievement that could pave the way for the development of an inexpensive way to protect billions of people from the disease.

2VIDA! Tackles COVID Vaccine Hesitancy and Barriers in Latinx, Black Communities

September 1, 2021

UC San Diego is collaborating with San Ysidro Health on an NIH-funded outreach program to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Latinx and African American communities. The team runs pop-up vaccination sites across San Diego, and goes door-to-door to homes and local businesses to spread awareness.

For Transplant Patients, COVID-19 Vaccination Presents a Different Uncertainty

July 1, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego Health have launched a pair of clinical trials to study the immune response of COVID-19 vaccinated transplant recipients of bone marrow and solid organs, such as the heart, lung, liver and kidney.

National Clinical Trial Launches, Will Test Promising Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus

July 24, 2020

UC San Diego Health and the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute will be sites for an accelerated national clinical trial to assess the efficacy and immunogenicity of a vaccine intended to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Q&A with Dr. Chip Schooley on How SARS-CoV-2 Spreads, Vaccine Trials Underway and More

August 13, 2020

…on How SARS-CoV-2 Spreads, Vaccine Trials Underway and More UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about how the university is involved in vaccine development, how the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads, the…

Computer Model of Influenza Virus Shows Universal Vaccine Promise

January 25, 2023

For the first time, researchers at UC San Diego have created an atomic-level computer model of the H1N1 virus that reveals new vulnerabilities, suggesting possible strategies for the design of future vaccines and antivirals against influenza.

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