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Research to Advance Vaccine Safety

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 10:06am -- dnr7915OLD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites studies that address scientific areas potentially relevant to vaccine safety such as 1) physiological and immunological responses to vaccines and vaccine components, 2) how genetic variations affect immune/physiological responses that may impact vaccine safety, 3) identification of risk factors and biological markers that may be used to assess whether there is a relationship between certain diseases or disorders and licensed vaccines, 4) creation/evaluation of statistical methodologies for analyzing data on vaccine safety, including data available from existing data sources such as passive reporting systems, or 5) the application of genomic/molecular technologies to improve knowledge of vaccine safety.

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