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Preclinical tests on novel Covid-19 vaccines

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22/06/2020

Geert van den BogaartGeert van den Bogaart

The research group Molecular Immunology and Microbiology headed by Prof.dr. Geert van den Bogaart collaborates with the German company BaseClick to pre-clinically test new RNA-based coronavirus vaccines. For this, isolated immune cells from blood of healthy volunteers are studied to determine whether the vaccines correctly initiate the anti-viral immune response. This research specifically focuses on the activation of T-cells to recognize the Covid-19 virus.
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