Scientists review influenza vaccine research progress and opportunities

IMAGE: Transmission electron micrograph of H1N1 virus particles. view more  Credit: NIAID In a new series of articles, experts in immunology, virology, epidemiology, and vaccine development detail efforts to improve seasonal influenza vaccines and ultimately develop a universal influenza vaccine. The 15 articles are part of a supplement in the April 15 issue of the Journal…

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Dr. Shaun Sabico wins the ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award

IMAGE: Dr. S. Sabico (right) wins ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award on April 6, 2019. view more  Credit: International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Dr Shaun Sabico was presented with the ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award at a special ceremony held on April 6 at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Disease (WCO-IOF-ESCEO ’19…

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Exploiting metabolic differences to optimize SSRI dosing in adolescents

IMAGE: Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology is dedicated to child and adolescent psychiatry and behavioral pediatrics, covering clinical and biological aspects of child and adolescent psychopharmacology and developmental neurobiology. view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, April 8, 2019–In a simulated study, exposure to and maximum blood concentrations of two selective…

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UTMB to lead program to advance treatments against potentially bioterrorist pathogens

GALVESTON, Texas — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Profectus Biosciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Mapp Biopharmaceutical and Genevant Sciences Corp. have been awarded up to $35 million to advance the development of rapid-acting vaccines and broad-spectrum treatments of the highly-lethal hemorrhagic fever viruses Ebola and Marburg. The U.S. Department of Health and…

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Samantha Marpe, Kristofer Sandor

Samantha Nicole Marpe and Kristofer Andy Sandor were married April 6 at the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Md. The Rev. Eric Hoog, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. The bride, 34, is a recruiter with Henkel Search Partners, a company in New York that specializes in recruiting investment professionals for private…

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