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Sydney to undertake clinical studies of needle-free vaccine patch – News – The University of Sydney

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded $1.12 million in funding via the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) to undertake independent clinical research…

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Professor Rachel Skinner and Research Fellow Cristyn Davies
Cristyn Davies, a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine and Health and Kids Research, said the trials aim to simulate vaccination in a pandemic situation, focusing on priority groups susceptible to infection such as the elderly, and healthcare workers who are required to care for infectious patients.
The studies will use an excipient, an inactive substance which is of the same texture as a vaccine, to test the effectiveness of the…

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