Topic: Gene therapy

New Protein Booster May Lead to Better DNA Vaccines and Gene Therapy

March 5, 2015

Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate how cells function, a finding that might help advance an experimental approach to improving public health: DNA vaccines, which could be more efficient, less expensive and easier to store than traditional vaccines.

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Dudley elected fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Feb. 11, 2009
Dudley elected fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Jaquelin Dudley, professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, has been elected a fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology. Dudley studies how retroviruses cause mammary tumors in mice, which is a model for breast cancer in humans.

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RNA Molecules, Delivery System Improve Vaccine Responses, Effectiveness

Oct. 8, 2008

A novel delivery system that could lead to more efficient and more disease-specific vaccines against infectious diseases has been developed by biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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