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IITRI has developed a new bleomycin mouse model

IITRI has developed a new bleomycin mouse model

IITRI now offers an improved bleomycin (BLM) induced pulmonary fibrosis mouse model that can recapitulate many of the complex profibrotic responses that are also observed in the lungs of those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and perhaps COVID-19...

IITRI-Vaccine-Antiinfectives-Lunch-n-Learn

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

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 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...