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The viability of DNA vaccines--marcus evans conference. 3-5 February 2004, London, UK.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15017462     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This DNA vaccines conference was aimed at examining the viability of DNA vaccines as a credible prophylactic/therapeutic technology rather than simply as an effective research tool. Presentations and panel discussion sessions focused on many of the issues facing the sector, including efficacy, manufacturing costs and public acceptability of the technology. Clinical trial data were presented for DNA vaccines in development for both human and veterinary use, including cancer, HIV infection and malaria. Presentations also covered delivery technologies (microparticles, electroporation and epidermal 'tattooing'), and the manufacturing industry reported on the latest production advances. Issues concerning human vaccine development are covered in this review.
John B March
Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  IDrugs : the investigational drugs journal     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1369-7056     ISO Abbreviation:  IDrugs     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-12     Completed Date:  2004-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883655     Medline TA:  IDrugs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  226-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Moredun Research Institute, Department of Bacteriology, Penicuik, Edinburgh, EH26 0PZ, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Drug Delivery Systems / methods*
HIV Infections / drug therapy,  genetics
Malaria / drug therapy,  genetics
Neoplasms / drug therapy,  genetics
Vaccines, DNA / administration & dosage*,  genetics
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vaccines, DNA

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