Possibility of vaccine to prevent skin cancer

Research by the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy suggests that a vaccine stimulating production of a protein critical to the skin’s antioxidant network could help people bolster their defenses against skin cancer. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun leads to oxidative stress, which increases the risk of skin cancers such as melanoma, explains Arup Indra, professor of pharmaceutical sciences at […]

Cardiac MRI of myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination in adolescents

According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), radiologists need to be cognizant of the association between coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mRNA vaccination and myocarditis, as well as the role of cardiac MRI for assessing suspected myocarditis postvaccination. “In this small case series, all patients with myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination were adolescent males and had a favorable initial clinical course,” explained first author […]

Moderna provides update on timing of U.S. Emergency Use Authorization of its COVID-19 Vaccine for adolescents

Moderna, Inc. provided an update that the FDA has notified the Company that it will require additional time to complete its assessment of Moderna’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) request for the use of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) at the 100 µg dose level in adolescents 12 to 17 years of age. The FDA has informed Moderna that the agency […]

Moderna announces positive top line data from phase II/III study of COVID-19 vaccine in children 6 to 11

-Moderna Inc. announced positive interim data from the Phase II/III study, called the KidCOVE study, of mRNA-1273 , the Company’s vaccine candidate against COVID-19, in children 6 to under 12 years of age. This interim analysis showed a robust neutralizing antibody response after two doses of mRNA-1273 at the 50 µg dose level with a favorable safety profile. Moderna plans […]

FDA Advisory Committee unanimously votes in support of emergency use for a booster dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S

Moderna, Inc. confirmed that the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) recommended that the FDA grant an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) at the 50 µg dose level for people aged 65 and older; people aged 18 to 64 who are at high risk of severe COVID-19; and […]

Safety analysis of biologics and highlighting vaccine hesitancy: real-world data shines a light on the impact of COVID-19 on psoriasis patients

Real-world data looking at biologic treatment and vaccine hesitancy in psoriasis patients is being presented at EADV’s 30th Congress. The findings of two studies are helping to advance understanding of the safety of biological therapies for psoriasis and reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in psoriasis patients. Researchers in Spain have studied sentiment towards COVID-19 vaccination in biologic-treated patients with psoriasis […]

Ebola Vaccine Regimen demonstrated robust and durable immune response in adults and children in data published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases – Johnson & Johnson

Data from two papers published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases demonstrated that the Johnson & Johnson (the Company) Ebola vaccine regimen, Zabdeno (Ad26.ZEBOV) and Mvabea (MVA-BN-Filo), generated robust humoral (antibody) immune responses in adults and children (ages 1-17) with the immune responses persisting in adults for at least two years. The data also showed that booster vaccination with Ad26.ZEBOV, administered […]

Moderna highlights new clinical data on SpikeVax, its COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna, Inc. highlighted a new analysis suggesting that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective against circulating variants of concern , including in a vaccine effectiveness study conducted in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) and in a separate recent publication by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, the Company shared a new analysis of […]