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Tfh cells linked to malaria vaccine efficacy

A new study offers insight about why a malaria vaccine is less effective against naturally occurring variants of the parasite […]

Cancer vaccine provokes a coordinated attack on tumours

A study in Nature describes a new type of cancer vaccine that works by obstructing a tactic used by tumours […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]

More Diverse Vaccine Trials Fail To Address Systemic Racism

The highly uneven, racialised impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are well documented. In the US, Black and Latinx people are […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes and vaccines – the story of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

Genetics Unzipped, the podcast from the Genetics Society, is back for 2021 with a new series of stories from the […]

Mythbusters: what mRNA vaccines actually are

“The vaccine will alter my DNA!” “The vaccine will kill millions like others have done!” “Bill Gates is planting a […]

Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

CRUK forms a new partnership to develop a head and neck cancer vaccine

Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the University of Southampton and the London-based biotechnology company Touchlight Genetics have announced a new partnership […]

Opinion: We should address genetic data governance as we fight to find a COVID-19 vaccine

As the world rushes to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, geneticists are looking at our genes to understand the variation […]

UCL finds mutations in SARS-CoV-2 that offer insights into drug and vaccine targets

A study conducted by a team at UCL identified potential drug and vaccine targets for SARS-CoV-2. The results of the […]