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.
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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.