Title: The Art & Science of Tuberculosis Vaccine Development
Author: Norazmi Mohd Nor, Armando Acosta & Maria Elena Sarmiento
2011 |Pages: 615 | Coloured | ISBN: 978-983-45088-6-9
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The field of tuberculosis (TB) vaccine development is a dynamic area of vaccinology. Recently, several vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials for the first time – more than 80 years since the introduction of BCG – the first (live vaccine ) against the disease. The objective of this book is to depict this diverse and, sometimes, controversial approaches of TB vaccine development. This book is not intended to provide a comprehensive review of all the efforts that are being pursued by various researchers working in this field bu to give readers an insight into some of the multiple challenges of the field – covering area in epidemiology, immunology, bioomformatics, technology platforms as well as ethical, regulatory and clinical aspects, among others.