First International Conference on Zika Virus

February 22, 2017 - The First International Conference on Zika Virus is held from February 22nd to 25th in Washington DC (USA). The scientific program of this pioneering conference has been designed to provide an up to date panorama of ... Read more

Featured Publication

Aedes aegypti Control Through Modernized, Integrated Vector Management

Laith Yakob, Sebastian Funk, Anton Camacho, Oliver Brady, W. John Edmunds – PLOS Current Outbreaks, January 30, 2017

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Research Focus

NEURO-ZIKA: Neurological Manifestations of Zika

Defining the spectrum of neurological diseases associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, in both the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) of adults and children.

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WEAR: Wearable Aedes Repellent Technologies

To protect pregnant women, novel, wash-in detergent formulations and long-lasting plastic technologies containing repellents for the treatment of clothing and other wearable repellent technologies are being developed using new microencapsulation techniques.

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Investigating Vaccines in Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Identifying the major T-cell epitopes and cross reactive B-cell epitopes on ZIKV and assessing the role of flavivirus antibodies in protective and pathogenic immunity following ZIKV through antibody dependent enhancement (ADE).

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