New cancer treatments may be on the horizon, thanks to mRNA vaccines

Posted in Medicine, Science on 1st Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

What we’re trying to do with the mRNA vaccine for cancer is alert the immune system to the tumor so the immune system will attack it, it’s basically biological software,”

Once-promising mRNA COVID-19 vaccine disappoints with final trial data

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

And despite CureVac’s mRNA stumble we are quickly learning how to optimize these vaccines with newer, safer, and more effective iterations in development.

Brain cancer vaccine passes first phase of human trials

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

A further phase 1 trial is already underway combining the experimental vaccine with checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy, which is known to enhance immune system activity. The hope is the combination treatment will amplify immune responses.

Oxford Scientists: These Are Final Steps We’re Taking to Get Our Coronavirus Vaccine Approved

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Of the hundreds of potential Covid-19 vaccines in development, six are in the final stages of testing, known as phase three clinical trials.

How Long Will We Have To Wait For A Coronavirus Vaccine?

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Having a vaccine ready for testing is only the beginning of the journey.