News from NIAID-Supported Institutions

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

Studies: Pigs Look Healthy But Test Positive for Flu at Fairs; Flu Transmission Seen Between Pigs and Humans 
October 24, 2012—Ohio State

NIH $20 Million Transplant Grant Aims at Better Drugs, Long-Term Organ Tolerance 
October 22, 2012—Emory University

PTC Therapeutics Receives $1 Million Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Support Research for a Treatment for Dengue Fever 
October 22, 2012—PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

New Study Discovers Unique HIV Feature 
October 22, 2012—University of the Witwatersrand

Cholera Discovery Could Revolutionize Antibiotic Delivery 
October 19, 2012—Simon Fraser University

Pfenex Inc. Awarded Contract by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to Develop an Alternative Delivery Method for its Recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA)-based Anthrax Vaccine 
October 17, 2012—Pfenex Inc.

Emory External Research Funding Tops $500 Million for Third Year 
October 17, 2012—Emory University

HIV May Leave Gut Vulnerable to Infections 
October 16, 2012—Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Rare Cells Regulate Immune Responses; May Offer Novel Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases 
October  14, 2012—Duke University Medical Center

Researchers Uncover Molecular Basis of Infection of Tick-Transmitted Disease 
October 12, 2012—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Biologists Describe Details of New Mechanism for Molecular Interactions 
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