Most vaccines include particles called adjuvants. But not all adjuvants are created equal.
Reactions reflect unique features of an individual’s immune system, not the strength of a response
LA JOLLA—Designing a vaccine starts with finding the right ingredients. Every infectious agent has molecules, called antigens, that the immune
Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci., defines in chemical terms the specific structures (epitopes) that the immune system recognizes and uses this knowledge to measure and understand immune responses.
Rebecca and Sandy Shapery embody that transformation, and they hope their inspirational journey will soon help save the lives of
LA JOLLA, CA – A collaborative team of scientists has made a successful proof-of-principle demonstration of an advanced HIV vaccine