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IITRI-Vaccine-Antiinfectives-Lunch-n-Learn

IITRI-Vaccine-Antiinfectives-Lunch-n-Learn Title: Regulatory Approval Pathways for Vaccines and Antivirals: Laying the Groundwork Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA, 02139 Date/Time: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Registration: 11 am...

Zika Poster Presentation at ASM Biothreats 2018 Meeting

IITRI will be presenting a poster at the ASM Biothreats 2018 Meeting, February 12-14 in Baltimore, MD. For more details, please contact us. Title: Humoral and cellular immune dynamics following Zika virus secondary challenge in non-human primates. Authors: J. M....

Dave McCormick Presenting at Eurotox 2017

Dave McCormick, IITRI's Director, will be presenting at Eurotox 2017 in a symposium session: Toxicology and Cellular Mechanisms of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) – Health Aspects of Exposure to EMF Emitted by Wireless Mobile Systems and Emerging Technologies. His talk...

Expansion of ABSL-3 NHP Capacity at IITRI

IITRI now has expanded animal biosafety level 3 (ABSL-3) capacity to conduct pathogen challenge studies for vaccines or therapeutics in non-human primates (NHPs). Our ABSL-3 laboratories include head-only aerosol infection by inhalation exposure and plethysmography...

Zika Virus (ZIKV) Mouse Pregnancy Model Now Available

A mouse pregnancy model is now available from IITRI to evaluate the ability of vaccines or antivirals for protection against Zika virus (ZIKV) maternal-fetal viral transmission and resulting fetal defects such as microcephaly. Details of this mouse model and its use...

IITRI Announces New Flow Cytometry Services

IITRI is pleased to announce the addition of immunophenotyping services using flow cytometry to our ex vivo assay offerings. In flow cytometry, multiple properties can be analyzed simultaneously at the single cell level by generating a stream of cells in single-file...

IITRI Announces Expansion of Immunology Capabilities

IITRI is pleased to announce the expansion of our infectious disease immunology capabilities with the recent hiring of Justin Richner, PhD, to the position of Research Biologist, Viral Immunology. Dr. Richner’s research focus includes viral pathogenesis and host...

IITRI Chosen As Member of Nonclinical Studies Network

IITRI was one of 7 organizations chosen as a member of a Nonclinical Studies Network created by BARDA to aid in the successful development of medical countermeasures for biological threats. Nonclinical studies supporting treatments for biological threats is especially...