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NIAID awards grant for hospital-acquired infection vaccine research

September 21, 2014

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute a $1.3 million grant toward research and development of a vaccine targeting candidiasis and MRSA, according to a press release.

The 4-year grant was awarded to John E. Edwards, MD, and Ashraf S. Ibrahim, PhD, both of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), and will fund an ongoing clinical trial assessing the efficacy of a vaccine to protect patients from candidiasis.

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Robust antibiotic pipeline may require new thinking

September 20, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ICAAC 2014 keynote speaker John H. Rex, MD, senior vice president and head of infection, global medicines development at AstraZeneca, reviews…
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CDC: Enterovirus D68 continues to spread across US

September 19, 2014
The CDC has confirmed that enterovirus D68 has spread to 22 states, including the West Coast, infecting 160 people.Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia…

NIH director: Emerging biomedical research ‘breathtaking’

September 19, 2014
NIH director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, spoke to the audience at TEDMED 2014 about the advances in biomedical research on the horizon.“I have this amazing…
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HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 2

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Approved interferon-free therapy has already become entrenched among clinicians for patients with HCV genotypes 2 and…
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Robust antibiotic pipeline may require new thinking

September 20, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ICAAC 2014 keynote speaker John H. Rex, MD, senior vice president and head of infection…
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In the Pink! A Closer Look at Pediatric Conjunctivitis

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Bacterial conjunctivitis is the most common conjunctivitis in infants and preschool-aged children. Pediatricians must…
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