The clinical trial of the HIPRA vaccine against COVID-19 is progressing with the administration of the first doses to humans

by IDIBAPS - Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer

This week the vaccine began to be administered to the first volunteers participating in Phase I/IIa of the trial at the Hospital Trueta in Girona and the Hospital Universitari Clínic in Barcelona.

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Vall d’Hebron begins the clinical trial in pregnant women of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19

by Vall d’Hebron

The study will evaluate the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of the vaccine in pregnant women, the passive transfer of antibodies to the fetus and the protection conferred during lactation.

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Fighting Cancer with Personalized Vaccines: OncoDNA and myNEO Join Forces to Unlock the Power of mRNA Therapeutics

by OncoDNA

​The companies will combine their advanced technologies to provide an individualized vaccine design for patients with no treatment options

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The Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

With the recent U.S. approval of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, many questions centered on the safety, efficacy, and composition of the different available vaccines. Given the high interest,...

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AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19: benefits and risks

by Asphalion

Over the past weeks, several news on thromboembolic events potentially related to AstraZeneca’s vaccine for COVID-19 have been largely spread and disseminated.

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Therapeutic HIV vaccine achieves an immune response that improves viral control when antiretroviral treatment is interrupted

by IrsiCaixa

The HTI vaccine of AELIX Therapeutics, a spin-off of HIVACAT, shows in a Phase I/IIa clinical trial that 40% of the participants who received the vaccine have better control of the virus when the trea...

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Reig Jofre to produce Janssen Covid-19 vaccine in Barcelona

by CataloniaBio

Big news for dealing with coronavirus and for the healthcare and life sciences sector in Catalonia: pharmaceutical company Reig Jofre, a member of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, has reached a deal with Ja...

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The JRC releases new reference materials for the quality control of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests

by European Commission - Joint Research Centre

The new reference materials can be used to check the correct functioning of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests. They can also support research on immunity against COVID-19 and help monitor the efficiency of ex...

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Building on 'flu shot' success to tackle COVID-19 ​

by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

Pharmaceutical companies and public health officials are leveraging experience with the well-known influenza vaccine to support successful development, production and administration of a vaccine(s) ag...

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Seeking COVID-19 Therapeutic Candidates with a Computational Approach

by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, researchers have learned a tremendous amount about SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes this disease. However, despite extensiv...

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Building efficiency into the vaccine manufacturing process

by Telstar

Telstar’s end-to-end engineering & GMP services are highly specialized in offering an integrated solution covering all the phases of an injectable vaccine production plant.

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CiQUS's contribution to the search for a COVID-19 vaccine

by Centro Singular de Investigación en Química Biológica y Materiales Moleculares

Spain’s main newspaper, El País, in the article “The dream of a Spanish Covid vaccine” of 21 June, reports on two of the research projects under way at CiQUS.

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