Declining immune function of older adults Is a hallmarl

Public Health Relevance

Relevance: While it is well recognized that current split-virus vacciines provide limited protection in older people, strategies that completely rely on antibody titers have failed to develop more effective vaccines. A mechanistic approach to vaccine development and a greater understanding of how to improve aged memory T cell responses to influenza is needed;an adjuvanted vaccine formulation holds the greatest promise for better proetecion in this population.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
2P01AG021600-08A1
Application #
8261477
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1-ZIJ-1 (02))
Project Start
Project End
2013-05-31
Budget Start
2012-06-15
Budget End
2013-05-31
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$280,349
Indirect Cost
Name
Trudeau Institute, Inc.
Department
Type
DUNS #
020658969
City
Saranac Lake
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
12983
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