Vaccines for Biodefense and Emerging and Neglected Diseases

Other | March 5, 2009

byAlan D.T. Barrett, Alan D.t. Barrett, Lawrence R. Stanberry

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The last 20 years has seen a rapid increase in infectious diseases, particularly those that are termed "emerging diseases" such as SARS, "neglected diseases" such as malaria and those that are deemed biothreats such as anthrax. It is well-recognized that the most effective modality for preventing infectious diseases is vaccination. This book provides researchers with a better understanding of what is currently known about these diseases, including whether there is a vaccine available or under development. It also informs readers of the key issues in development of a vaccine for each disease.



* Provides a comprehensive treatise of the agents that are responsible for emerging and neglected diseases and those that can be used as biothreats
* Includes the processes such as the vaccine development pathway, vaccine manufacturing and regulatory issues that are critical to the generation of these vaccines to the marketplace
* Each chapter will include a map of the world showing where that particular disease is naturally found

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The last 20 years has seen a rapid increase in infectious diseases, particularly those that are termed "emerging diseases" such as SARS, "neglected diseases" such as malaria and those that are deemed biothreats such as anthrax. It is well-recognized that the most effective modality for preventing infectious diseases is vaccination. Thi...

Dr. Stanberry is a highly respected authority in vaccine development. Dr. Stanberry focuses on sexually transmitted diseases research and has made important contributions in the area of tropical microbicides an in herpes simplex virus pathogenesis, immunobiology, and antiviral therapy. He has played major roles in the pre-clinical and ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:1488 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 5, 2009Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080919022

ISBN - 13:9780080919027

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Agents of Emerging Infectious Diseases; Bacterial biothreats agents; Viral Biothreat agents; Vaccine Development Pathway; Immunology of Vaccines; Molecular Approches to Bacterial Vaccines; Viral Vectors; DNA Vaccines; Vaccine Adjuvants; Preclinical Vaccine Development; Vaccine Manufacturing; Clinical Trials of Vaccines; Pre-IND/IND Process; Regulatory Issues-USA; Special Issues around Veterinary Vaccines; Vaccines Misinformation; Vaccine for Military Application; Dengue; Filoviruses; Alphaviral Encephalitides; Foot & mouth; Hantaviruses; Hepatitis; HIV; Human papillomavirus; Influenza; Japanese encephalitis; Junin & other Arenaviruses; Measles; Nipah and Hendra; O''Nyong, N''yong, and Chikungunya Viruses; Rabies; Ross River Virus; Rotavirus; SARS; Smallpox; Tick Borne Encephalitis; West Nile Virus; Yellow Fever; Anthrax; Brucellosis; Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei; Chlamydia; Cholea; Botulinum; Erlichia; Extraintestinal pathogenic E. coli; Gonnorhea; Helicobactor pylori; Intestinal pathogenic E. coli; Lyme Disease; Niesseria meningitidis; Plague; Ricin-a toxin; Rickettsia; Salmonella; Shigella; Syphilis; Tuberculosis; Tularemia; African trypanosomiasis; Leishmaniasis; Leptospirosis; Malaria; Hookworm; Onchocerciasis; Schistosomiasis; American Trypanosomiasis