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UCC Scientists Develop Microneedle Patch to Fight Malaria

3 Sep 2014
UCC Scientists Develop Microneedle Patch to Fight Malaria

Dr. Anne Moore's Group develop a Microneedle Patch for delivering malaria vaccine.

Research from Dr. Anne Moore's lab, which involved the development of a microneedle patch for a more efficacious and immunogenic delivery of a vaccine for malaria, was recently featured in the news.

For more information click on the following links:

http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0903/641161-ucc-malaria/

http://www.ucc.ie/en/news/fullstory-495443-en.html

Link to original research article: Carey JB, Vrdoljak A, O'Mahony C, Hill AV, Draper SJ, Moore AC. (2014). "Microneedle-mediated immunization of an adenovirus-based malaria vaccine enhances antigen-specific antibody immunity and reduces anti-vector responses compared to the intradermal route." Scientific Reports, 4: 6154.

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