Vaccinia Virus News and Research

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The vaccinia virus is the "live virus" used in the smallpox vaccine. It is a "pox"-type virus related to smallpox. When given to humans as a vaccine, it helps the body to develop immunity to smallpox. The smallpox vaccine does not contain the smallpox virus and it cannot cause smallpox.
New method to display viral DNA in host cells at single-molecule resolution

New method to display viral DNA in host cells at single-molecule resolution

MIT engineers develop nanoparticles that deliver cancer vaccines to lungs

MIT engineers develop nanoparticles that deliver cancer vaccines to lungs

Researchers produce first genome-wide investigation of cap-independent translation

Researchers produce first genome-wide investigation of cap-independent translation

Researchers evaluate Pexa-Vec to slow progression of liver cancer

Researchers evaluate Pexa-Vec to slow progression of liver cancer

Clinical data of two Transgene products to be presented at EASL Conference

Clinical data of two Transgene products to be presented at EASL Conference

Finding solutions to protect U.S. troops against invisible killers

Finding solutions to protect U.S. troops against invisible killers

Jennerex Phase 2 JX-594 clinical data for hepatocellular carcinoma presented at ILCA meeting

Jennerex Phase 2 JX-594 clinical data for hepatocellular carcinoma presented at ILCA meeting

Study helps explain how large DNA viruses undergo rapid evolution

Study helps explain how large DNA viruses undergo rapid evolution

ONPRC researchers discover new method to create safe and effective vaccines

ONPRC researchers discover new method to create safe and effective vaccines

Data from Jennerex JX-594 clinical trials on cancer to be presented at ASCO annual meeting

Data from Jennerex JX-594 clinical trials on cancer to be presented at ASCO annual meeting

HPA urges routine vaccination after surge of whooping cough cases

HPA urges routine vaccination after surge of whooping cough cases

Scientists discover chemical compound that inhibits poxviruses from replicating

Scientists discover chemical compound that inhibits poxviruses from replicating

Phase I clinical trials reveal MVA-B preventive vaccine's immune efficiency against HIV

Phase I clinical trials reveal MVA-B preventive vaccine's immune efficiency against HIV

Scientists compare complete genome sequences of cowpox virus to prepare a phylogeny

Scientists compare complete genome sequences of cowpox virus to prepare a phylogeny

Engineered virus shows promise in cancer therapy via bloodstream

Engineered virus shows promise in cancer therapy via bloodstream

Scientists to present new findings from NIAID-funded research at ACAAI Annual Meeting

Scientists to present new findings from NIAID-funded research at ACAAI Annual Meeting

New findings suggest way to treat lung diseases

New findings suggest way to treat lung diseases

Oncolytics Biotech receives patent for modified reovirus variant

Oncolytics Biotech receives patent for modified reovirus variant

TapImmune inks smallpox vaccine Research and Technology License Option Agreement with Mayo Clinic

TapImmune inks smallpox vaccine Research and Technology License Option Agreement with Mayo Clinic

National Jewish Health receives $31M NIH contract to study skin infections associated with atopic dermatitis

National Jewish Health receives $31M NIH contract to study skin infections associated with atopic dermatitis