Coming soon: a vaccine against acne


Researchers at the University of California at San Diego, working on the development of a vaccine against acne …. Such innovation would smile to many patients with this dermatosis can be very disabling, a social point.

Such a vaccine could indeed be created by … a dozen years. Indeed, scientists are working on the subject are still far from the goal. “The vaccine is currently at the preclinical stage,” says one at Sanofi Pasteur, which has signed an agreement with the UC San Diego.

Meanwhile, researchers are still discussing all the options: should they develop a prophylactic vaccine that would protect from acne, therefore, a vaccine or cure? Nevertheless, “this approach could lead to an immunotherapy product with significant advantages and novel mechanism of action to respond to an unmet health need,” says Elias Zerhouni, head of the department research and Development at Sanofi Pasteur.

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