Where Does Zika Virus Vaccine Research Stand Now?

After a lull, the Zika virus was back in headlines early last week, as the Florida Department of Health confirmed the first sexually transmitted Zika case of 2017 in Pinellas County. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 12th, 2017

Heat Biologics CEO Interview Abuzz With Zika Developments: Collaboration, Vaccine And Other Initiatives

Last Tuesday, Heat Biologics Inc (NASDAQ: HTBX) announced its collaboration with the University of Miami to research a Zika virus vaccine. The research will implement the existing gp96 platform......»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 31st, 2016

Seattle research institute receives grant to develop Zika vaccine

Although the Olympics are over, one thing remains top of mind in many southern states and countries – the Zika virus. The World Health Organization declared the virus a public health emergency in January and the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2016

Drugmakers Are Racing to Develop a Zika Vaccine

And not just because there's huge demand. The race to find protection against the Zika virus is fueled by something often missing from tropical disease research: the potential for big profit. The prospect of a blockbuster vaccine against a mosquito-bo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2016

Zika vaccine race spurred by crisis and profit potential

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The race to find protection against the Zika virus is fueled by something often missing from tropical disease research: the potential for big profit. The prospect of a blockbuster vaccine against a mosquito-borne virus has accelera.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2016

Is Inovio Pharma’s Zika Vaccine the Next Big Thing?

Shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals saw a handy gain early on Wednesday after the company gave an update on its Zika virus study......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 7th, 2017

Zika Vaccine Headed to Large-Scale Phase 2 Trial

Just in time for mosquito season, the National Institutes of Health is launching a multi-site study of a vaccine that may protect against the mosquito-borne virus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 31st, 2017

USF wins hefty grant to research Zika

The University of South Florida will receive nearly $2.5 million in state grant money to research the Zika virus, as part of a $25 million effort by Gov. Rick Scott to eradicate the mosquito-borne illness. USF was one of 10 schools to receive fund.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2017

Zika vaccine developer names new chief scientific officer

A Smyrna-based developer of vaccines against Zika, Ebola, HIV and other infectious diseases has named a new chief scientific officer. Farshad Guirakhoo was promoted to the C-suite role at GeoVax Labs Inc. from senior vice president of research and de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2017

An experimental Zika vaccine is being tested in humans — and Bill Gates is picking up the tab

REUTERS/Mike SegarThe World Health Organization (WHO) says that Zika no longer presents an international emergency. Slow down? Not Inovio Pharmaceuticals. The biotech just announced its next move in the race to combat the Zika virus -- and Bill Gat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur, Fiocruz, WRAIR to collaborate on Zika vaccine research

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 27th, 2016

6 Drug Stocks in Focus as Zika Virus Fear Spreads

With no vaccines or treatments for Zika, the Zika outbreak is a cause for concern and the company that is the first to come out with a vaccine stands to benefit immensely. The mosquito-borne Zika virus remains a hot topic of discussion this ye.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksSep 6th, 2016

Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical to Develop a Vaccine for Zika Virus

Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical to Develop a Vaccine for Zika Virus $TKPYY Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. won US government funding to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne pathogen that’s spreading rapidly through the Americas. The Osak.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 2nd, 2016

Deerfield"s Takeda gets $19.8 million to develop Zika vaccine

Deerfield's Takeda will get $19.8 million from the federal government to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus. Takeda Vaccines, a subsidiary of Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., will get the funding over the next 18 months, according to the U......»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 2nd, 2016

Zika Puts 2 Billion in Africa and Asia at Risk: Study

Zika virus outbreaks could put more than 2 billion people at risk should the disease spread to parts of Africa and Asia, according to a study. The research, published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases , said that populations in count.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 2nd, 2016

Brainstorm Health: Migraine Drugs, Zika Gene Vaccine, Weight Loss and Diabetes

Brainstorm Health Daily: December 5, 2017 Hey there, readers! This is Sy. Mi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 5th, 2017

Herpes vaccine research supported by Peter Thiel could put a university’s funding at risk

Alex Wong/Getty Images William Halford,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2017

Peter Thiel–Backed ‘Unethical’ Herpes Vaccine Could Gouge $15 Million From Research Into Serious Diseases

An initial investigation determined that “serious noncompliance with regulatory requirements and institutional policies and procedures occurred” during its trial......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 15th, 2017

Zika virus infects developing brain: Know about its "Trojan Horse strategy"

The researchers found that the microglia cells engulfed Zika-infected NPCs, doing their job.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 28th, 2017

Montco vaccine developer posts positive results from Lassa fever virus study


Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

Smallpox Vaccine Saved Billions of Lives—Yet Scientist Had No Idea What Virus They Used in it

The world's first vaccine created in 1798 may not be what we've always thought it is......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 11th, 2017