Liz Jones Hollis

Articles by Liz Jones Hollis

Late-stage Galena vax offers hope for breast cancer patients

Oregon's Galena Biopharma ($GALE) is edging closer to a submission for NeuVax after the initiation of a Phase III trial for its vaccine to prevent HER2 1+ and 2+ breast cancer recurrence in the...

Flu season gets off to a sluggish start

Where is this year's flu outbreak? In the wake of the H1N1 drama of a couple of years back, the virus seems to be laying low in the U.S. this season. But don't let your guard down: Flu...

Baxter's Preflucel gets EU OK

Baxter International has received the approval of a European repeat mutual recognition procedure by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety for the Preflucel seasonal influenza vaccine. The 13

Scientists: HIV vaccine impacts the genetic makeup of the virus

An AIDS vaccine that wasn't effective in a clinical study did influence the genetic makeup of the virus that slipped past. And researchers think these findings could suggest new ideas for developing

CSL sees first-half profit dip

Blood products group CSL cited foreign exchange losses, falling royalties from a drop in sales of its cervical cancer and swine-flu vaccines for a $117 million dive in first-half profit. The

Scientist: "Sleepy" immune system could combat HIV

A Canadian scientist has hypothesized that a reduced immune system might actually be the best defense against HIV/AIDS, CBC News is reporting. Vaccine makers have long sought to enhance the immune

WHO urges investigation into link between flu shots, narcolepsy

As 12 nations have reported suspected cases of narcolepsy linked to swine flu vaccination, World Health Organization scientists are saying more investigation is warranted. However, the health body

Researchers test inhalable measles vax

Sustained high vaccination coverage is key to preventing deaths from measles. Despite the availability of a vaccine, measles remains an important killer of children worldwide, particularly in

Finnish health authorities see link between Pandemrix and narcolepsy

Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare says there is a link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix flu vaccine and a spike in narcolepsy cases. Narcolepsy is a disorder that causes a person

Generex unit expands AE37 study

Antigen Express, the vaccine subsidiary of Generex Biotechnology, has amended an agreement with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine related to the ongoing Phase