therapeutic vaccination

therapeutic vaccination

[‚ther·ə‚pyüd·ik ‚vak·sə′nā·shən]
(immunology)
Vaccination strategies that attempt to induce immune responses after infection with the target disease.
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The title of his presentation is "Therapeutic vaccination by two DerG LEAPS conjugates incorporating different PG (aggrecan) epitopes protect by different immune mechanisms in the PG G1 domain induced mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis."
The title of his presentation is "Therapeutic vaccination by two DerG LEAPS conjugates incorporating different PG epitopes protect by different immune mechanisms in the PG G1 domain induced mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis".
The highest dose was given to six patients, three of whom will now be offered to receive a fifth therapeutic vaccination with ChronVac-C six to 12 months after the last vaccination before receiving standard of therapy with interferon and ribavirin.
He begins by setting out the basic principle of medical treatment, then discusses such topics as quantum therapy as well as photon therapy, transplantation, radiotherapy and radio surgery, stem cell therapy, transfusion medicine, phototherapy, gene transfer and gene therapy, therapeutic vaccination, and chaperon.
Therapeutic vaccination in the immunotolerant phase of children with chronic hepatitis B infection.
Treatment options reported to be successful include supersaturated potassium iodide for the chronic cutaneous form (2), a combination of terbinafine and itraconazole in a single case of an acute, severe ocular, subcutaneous infection (6), and therapeutic vaccination for severe infections involving major arteries (7,8) in conjunction with surgery.
The use of bacterial carriers for therapeutic vaccination against tumors and the concept of bacterial tumor targeting will be further developed with the Julius-Maximilians-University including the highly recognized researchers Prof.
They also cast a shadow of doubt on the prospects of therapeutic vaccination. Indeed, the immune response induced by the treatment interruptions was stronger than the most vigorous immune responses induced so far by experimental vaccines, and of course, the "vaccine" and the "challenge" viruses were exactly the same--no worries regarding mutants and variations in subtypes!
Altered helper T lymphocyte function associated with chronic hepatitis B virus infection and its role in response to therapeutic vaccination in humans.
At Massachusetts General Hospital we have a trial that is ongoing looking at therapeutic vaccination and STI in chronic infection , and others are soon to open.
"This is a glimmer of hope for the potential use of therapeutic vaccination," Jin said.