Study Reveals the Impact of Whooping Cough Vaccination

Comprehensive study shows effect of vaccination on spread and diversification of Bordetella pertussis April 24, 2014 The most comprehensive study to date of the family of bacteria that causes whooping cough points to more effective vaccine strategies and reveals surprising findings about the bacteria’s origin and evolution. The new results could alter public health strategies to control this respiratory disease, which …

Kymab Announce the Successful Engineering of a Mouse with a Full Set of Human Antibody Encoding Genes

March 16, 2014 Kymab, a monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical company founded on research from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, announced today the publication in Nature  Biotechnology of a paper describing its breakthrough therapeutic antibody discovery technology, Kymouse™. Scientists at Kymab have engineered a mouse with the full set of genes encoding the human antibody repertoire, calling this new technology Kymouse™.  They have demonstrated that …