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COVID-19

2020 saw a major addition to our priorities as the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic struck our nation and the world.

The Team at VIC rapidly pivoted during a couple of crucial weeks in March to address clear unmet medical needs for new diagnostics, treatments and a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2. Most importantly, we leveraged our ongoing Department of Defense funded rapid vaccine development platform, VaxCelerate, to target the coronavirus. To this end we partnered with a new biotechnology company, Voltron Therapeutics Inc., to take our new COVID-19 vaccine, called HaloVax, from bench to bedside on an accelerated timeline.

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Highlighted Publications

PMID: 33755643 DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003170

April E Mendoza, Susan Raju Paul, Majed El Hechi, Leon Naar, Charlie Nederpelt, Sarah Mikdad, Inge van Erp, Joshua Hess, George C Velmahos, Mark Poznansky, Patrick Reeves

doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.14.21251704

Wilfredo F. Garcia-Beltran,  ProfileEvan C. Lam, Kerri St. Denis, ProfileAdam D. Nitido, Zeidy H. Garcia,  ProfileBlake M. Hauser,  ProfileJared Feldman, Maia N. Pavlovic, ProfileDavid J. Gregory, Mark C. Poznansky, ProfileAlex Sigal, ProfileAaron G. Schmidt, A. John Iafrate, ProfileVivek Naranbhai, ProfileAlejandro B. Balazs

The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 222, Issue 12, 15 December 2020, Pages 1955–1959, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa579

Vivek Naranbhai, Christina C Chang, Wilfredo F Garcia Beltran, Tyler E Miller, Michael G Astudillo, Julian A Villalba, Diane Yang, Jeffrey Gelfand, Bradley E Bernstein, Jared Feldman, Blake M Hauser, Timothy M Caradonna, Galit Alter, Mandakolathur R Murali, Rashmi Jasrasaria, Joan Quinlan, Dean C Xerras, Joseph R Betancourt, David N Louis, Aaron G Schmidt, Jochen Lennerz, Mark C Poznansky, A John Iafrate

PMID: 32856766 PMCID: PMC7461169 DOI: 10.1096/fj.202001700RR

Tyler E Miller, Wilfredo F Garcia Beltran, Adam Z Bard, Tasos Gogakos, Melis N Anahtar, Michael Gerino Astudillo, Diane Yang, Julia Thierauf, Adam S Fisch, Grace K Mahowald, Megan J Fitzpatrick, Valentina Nardi, Jared Feldman, Blake M Hauser, Timothy M Caradonna, Hetal D Marble, Lauren L Ritterhouse, Sara E Turbett, Julie Batten, Nicholas Zeke Georgantas, Galit Alter, Aaron G Schmidt, Jason B Harris, Jeffrey A Gelfand, Mark C Poznansky, Bradley E Bernstein, David N Louis, Anand Dighe, Richelle C Charles, Edward T Ryan, John A Branda, Virginia M Pierce, Mandakolathur R Murali, A John Iafrate, Eric S Rosenberg, Jochen K Lennerz

First published: 29 April 2020 https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.202000919 Eric A. Meyerowitz, Augustin G. L. Vannier, Morgan G. N. Friesen, Sara Schoenfeld, Jeffrey A. Gelfand, Michael V. Callahan, Arthur Y. Kim, Patrick M. Reeves, Mark C. Poznansky

MedRXiv, June 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.19.20135723 

Tyler E Miller, Wilfredo F. Garcia Beltran, Adam Z. Bard, Tasos Gogakos, Melis N Anahtar, Michael G. Astudillo, Diane Yang, Julia Thierauf, Adam S. Fisch, Grace K. Mahowald, Megan J. Fitzpatrick, Valentina Nardi, Jared Feldman, Blake M. Hauser, Timothy M. Caradonna, Hetal D. Marble, Lauren L. Ritterhouse, Sarah E. Turbett, Julie Batten, Nicholas Z. Georgantas, Galit Alter, Aaron G. Schmidt, Jason B. Harris, Jeffrey A. Gelfand, Mark C. Poznansky, Bradley E. Bernstein, David N. Louis, Anand Dighe, Richelle C. Charles, Edward T. Ryan, John A. Branda, Virginia M. Pierce, Mandakolathur R. Murali, A. John Iafrate, Eric S Rosenberg, Jochen Lennerz