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Fighting influenza through hemagglutinin diversity

Nature Immunologyvolume 20pages246247 (2019) | Download Citation

A multivalent vaccine that presents diverse influenza virus subtype H1 hemagglutinins on its surface induces broadly neutralizing antibodies in an animal model by displaying conserved epitopes at higher density than strain-specific epitopes.

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    • Florian Krammer


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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has filed patent applications for vaccines against influenza virus that name F.K. as an inventor. The Krammer laboratory currently receives funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the US Department of Defense, PATH, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline for research on vaccines against influenza virus.

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