T cell responses in patients during the Ebola epidemic

T cell responses in patients during the Ebola epidemic

VHFC Scientists conducting the first comprehensive study of key immune system cells – collected from West African Ebola survivors – that kill Ebola infected cells have made a surprising discovery that provides important clues to developing effective...
VHFC researchers describe predictors of Lassa fever outcome

VHFC researchers describe predictors of Lassa fever outcome

A team of scientists at led by Pardis Sabeti at the Broad Institute has published a study that presents detailed clinical and laboratory data for Nigerian patients with Lassa fever. The authors did a multi-year large-scale retrospective, observational cohort study of...
How to turn competitors into collaborators

How to turn competitors into collaborators

In a Comment article published in the scientific journal Nature, Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire and colleagues outline how a collaborative strategy among researchers can speed up the discovery of treatments for diseases such as Ebola and Zika. Dr Ollmann Saphire shares...