Hepatitis C vaccine by Ellie Barnes
Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Dr Ellie Barnes talks about her research on Hepatitis C and her work on a T cell vaccine. Dr Ellie Barnes aims to develop a prophylactic and a therapeutic hepatitis C virus vaccine to combat a global epidemic currently infecting 170 million people worldwide. Many chronically infected patients silently develop complications of liver disease that can include hepatocellular cancer, liver cirrhosis and liver failure.