Title Preclinical tests on novel Covid-19 vaccines Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet University of Groningen News on Covid-19 related research Media type Web Country/Territory Netherlands Date 22/06/2020 Description The research group Molecular Immunology and Microbiology headed by Prof.dr. Geert van den Bogaart collaborates with the German company BaseClick to pre-clinically test new RNA-based coronavirus vaccines. For this, isolated immune cells from blood of healthy volunteers are studied to determine whether the vaccines correctly initiate the anti-viral immune response. This research specifically focuses on the activation of T-cells to recognize the Covid-19 virus.
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URL https://www.rug.nl/research/corona-publicaties/ Persons Geert van den Bogaart