Possible negative effects of new malaria vaccine for girls

28 April 2016

The RTS,S vaccine is modestly effective at reducing clinical malaria in children and was recently approved by EMA. However, the subsequent release of the overall mortality data worryingly show that the vaccine is associated with increased overall mortality for girls.

Tonight in Copenhagen - Peter Aaby gives a talk in Dansk Medicinsk-historisk Selskab

16 March 2016

"Lessons for the past and for the future? En gentolkning af infektioner og vaccinationer"

Time: 16 March 19.30
Place: Auditoriet, Kirurgisk Akademi, Medicinsk Museion, Bredgade 62

The presentation is in Danish!

Sanne Jespersen awarded for her scientific achievements in HIV treatment

24 February 2016

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) has selected Dr Sanne Jespersen for one of the Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases for 2016.

Bandim Health Project receives considerable funding to detect tuberculosis in Africa using the Bandim TBscore

22 February 2016

Christian Wejse has conducted major research on tuberculosis at the Bandim Health Project in Guinea Bissau for several years. He has developed the Bandim TBscore – a simple tool that can describe disease severity in tuberculosis patients and may also help doctors determine who should be screened for TB.