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Here’s your periodic update on News from NIAID-Supported Institutions. The following links will take you to the institution’s press release:

Pfenex Awarded Contract for Development of Next Generation rPA-Based Anthrax Vaccine 
December 17, 2013—Pfenex Inc.

Researchers Discover How a Protein Complex Revs Up T Cell Activation to Fight Infections 
December 16, 2013—St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Stanford Researchers Take a Step Toward Developing a “Universal” Flu Vaccine 
December 16, 2013—Stanford Engineering

Gene Variant Exacerbates Inflammatory Arthritis in Mice 
December 16, 2013—University of Utah

Scientists Identify Molecular Biomarkers of Vaccine Immunity 
December 16, 2013—Emory Vaccine Center

Lung Lesions of TB Variable, Independent Whether Infection is Active or Latent, Says Pitt Study 
December 15, 2013—University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pathogen Study in College of Veterinary Medicine Explores Blocking Effect of E. coli O157:H7 Protein on Immune System 
December 13, 2013—Kansas State University

Salmonella Jams Signals from Bacteria-Fighting Mast Cells 
December 12, 2013—Duke Medicine

Brief Laser-Light Treatment May Significantly Improve Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccines
December 11, 2013—Massachusetts General Hospital

Scientists Discover Chemical Modification in Human Malaria Parasite DNA 
December 11, 2013—University of California, Riverside

Brief Laser-Light Treatment May Significantly Improve Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccines 
December 11, 2013—Massachusetts General Hospital

Researchers at Mount Sinai Say a New Strain of Bird Flu Packs a Punch Even After It Becomes Resistant to Drugs 
December 10, 2013—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Vaccine Study Reveals Link Between Immunity and Cells' Starvation Response 
December 5, 2013—Emory Vaccine Center

A New Therapeutic Target for Psoriasis 
December 4, 2013—Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Scientists Develop New Understanding of Chlamydial Disease and
Host/Pathogen Interactions Through Novel Simultaneous RNA-Seq Analysis
December 4, 2013—Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of

New Drug Cuts Risk of Deadly Transplant Side Effect in Half 
December 3, 2013—University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
What Makes the Deadliest Form of Malaria Specific to People? 
December 3, 2013—Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Malaria Programme

1950s Pandemic Influenza Virus Remains a Health Threat, Particularly to Those Under 50 
December 2, 2013—St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

HIV Plus HPV Leads to Increased Anal Cancer Risk in Men 
December 2, 2013—UCLA School of Nursing

Sorting Good Germs from Bad in the Bacterial World 
December 2, 2013—Arizona State University

Key Found To Restoring 'Exhausted' HIV-Fighting Immune Cells 
December 2, 2013—Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering

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