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May 13, 2014

Infectious Disease Vaccines in the Omics Era

A shift from conventional vaccines to more rationally designed approaches is a hallmark of the new revolution.

Infectious Disease Vaccines in the Omics Era

Confocal microscopy image of trypomastigote forms of T. cruzi infecting a mammalian cell. Parasites (green) are labeled with anti-T. cruzi antibodies from chronic patients targeting sugar epitopes. [L.L. Nohara and I.C. Almeida]

  • Infectious diseases have shaped humanity more than any other single factor in history. Despite the substantial morbidity and mortality associated with pathogens, eradicating infectious ...

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MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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