Families Fighting Flu Campaign Features Hilleman Film Clip
Influenza vaccination is the most effective way to protect family members from influenza, a deadly disease that circulates throughout the U.S. every year. Members of Families Fighting Flu, a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to flu prevention, know first-hand just how […]
Vaccine Makers Animations Featured in Singapore
The Curriculum Planning and Development Division of the Ministry of Education in Singapore (MOE) develops curriculum materials and learning resources for use in schools. The MOE Biology team selected two Vaccine Makers Project animations, A Virus Attacks a Cell and […]
New Hepatitis B Collaboration Aims to Engage, Educate, and Empower
The World Health Organization (WHO) has calculated that at least 2 billion people have been infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) at some point in their lives. Most people experience no symptoms from the virus and their immune systems […]
Smithsonian Launches Antibody Initiative and Honors Dr. Hilleman’s Legacy
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History new Antibody Initiative includes a new website that provides access to the museum’s historical antibody-related collections. The collections include items donated by Hilleman’s family and Merck & Co., and the site features several […]
HILLEMAN Screening with Dr. Paul Offit Q&A at NFID Fall 2017 Clinical Vaccinology Course
For more than fifty years, US healthcare professionals have administered billions of vaccine doses safely with few serious adverse events. The development of vaccines as a landmark scientific achievement began over two hundred years ago. Hosted by the National […]
HILLEMAN at National Museum of American History
Have vaccines been so effective that Americans have forgotten the dangers of diseases such as measles, smallpox, and polio? The National Museum of American History presented Hilleman’s Vaccines: Remembering Why We Immunize Monday, October 16, 6:30-9:00 PM. The vaccines of Dr. Maurice […]
Animation Expedition: Invisible Enemies: How Do Viruses Reproduce?
This is the third in a series of postings which will occasionally highlight our Vaccine Makers Project animations. Do you remember when you last had a cold? You might have learned that a virus caused your cold. You’ll be amazed […]
Animation Expedition: A Race Against Time: How do antibodies work?
This is the second in a series of postings which highlight our Vaccine Makers Project film content. Antibodies are Y-shaped molecules. How does an antibody help to fight disease? Click on image to view the animation How do Antibodies Work? […]
Animation Expedition: A Virus Attacks a Cell: How does infection begin?
This is the first in a series of postings which will occasionally highlight our Vaccine Makers Project animations. Click on image to view the animation A Virus Attacks a Cell Have you seen the 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage? […]
HILLEMAN Wins Two Awards at 2017 New Hope Film Festival
Director Donald Rayne Mitchell with the NHFF 2017 HILLEMAN award duo. The 8th Annual New Hope Film Festival (NHFF) took place from July 21- 30, 2017. This year’s NHFF featured 136 films from 16 countries. HILLEMAN – A […]