Stanford Medicine researchers have found a new way to stabilize mRNA molecules, something that could boost COVID vaccines.
Stanford University researchers have developed a nanoparticle vaccine that has shown in mouse studies to effectively build coronavirus immunities.
Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.
In a modeling study, Stanford researchers find that an approach that holds back COVID-19 vaccine doses for later use needlessly delays vaccination for many.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.
Stanford Health Care physician Megan Mahoney, MD, describes how conversations with family helped her decide to be among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Two recent Stanford-led studies show the value of tweaking vaccines to enlist the entire immune system — not just part of it — in preventing HIV infection.
A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.
A NOVA special featured Rhiju Das and the OpenVaccine project, in which gamers help scientists find an RNA molecule configuration for a COVID-19 vaccine.
The best time to get a flu shot is when you haven't had antibiotics recently, a new study has found, because healthy gut bacteria protect immunity.
Third-year medical student Neil Rens explains why he chooses to advocate for stricter vaccination requirements in California.
Stanford researchers have developed a technique to encourage the immune system to target a section of the flu virus that is conserved year to year.
The driver says she's opposed to vaccination. The medical student learns the value of developing a bond, rather than confronting on a single issue.
Given recent events involving vaccines and people who dispute their safety, it seems like a good time to remind readers of the plethora of evidence on …
On July 1, California’s new child vaccination law went into effect, sparking a federal lawsuit by opponents of the bill who claim the vaccine mandate …
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