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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. Theflyonthewall.com 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

USC prof: How mimic marketing can make your brand memorable

Being called a copycat wasn’t a compliment growing up, just as creating knock-off products is deemed non-creative and at times, blatantly illegal. But those who want to make their brands stand out may want to consider new research done by Anthony Duk.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2017

Spanish scientists discover molecule for potential drug to cure Zika virus

The compound, known as "novobiocin," had phenomenal results when given to mice: a 100% cure rate.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 23rd, 2017

New Zika vaccine may protect unborn baby from birth defects

Zika infection typically results in mild or symptom-free infections in healthy adults and children.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 15th, 2017

Google, Microsoft"s new mission: How to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

Majority of Zika cases reported in US so far are from travellers who contracted the virus elsewhere.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 13th, 2017

Zika virus case in India: No need for panic, says TN health minister

The minister said the man had earlier tested negative for fevers like dengue and malaria.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 11th, 2017

Microsoft, other tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoes

Majority of Zika cases reported in US so far are from travellers who contracted the virus elsewhere.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 11th, 2017