Topic: Vaccines

Health Communication Needs to Change

May 15, 2015
Vaccination

Most health communications strategies focus on disseminating factual information. The problem is getting people to take action, and providing facts alone doesn’t work.

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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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Research Helps Explain Patient Knowledge of Vaccines, Providing Insight for Health Care Providers and Educational Campaigns

May 30, 2013

Health care providers face a communication challenge when seeing patients who have formed negative or ambivalent opinions on vaccinations through Twitter.

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UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

Jan. 29, 2013
UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

The Jackson School's Jamie Austin and John Goff (from left) are among many UT scholars in demand by the media. Check out recent stories that quote our faculty.

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Developing New Vaccines for Emerging Diseases is Focus of $6.5 Million Contract

Oct. 22, 2012

Accelerating the evaluation and development of new vaccines for emerging health threats is the goal of University of Texas at Austin researchers who recently received $6.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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