News Archive

  • Mild Zika infection in fetuses may cause brain abnormalities

    Using a relevant animal model (pigs) researchers have shown that mild Zika virus infection in fetuses can cause abnormal brain development in apparently healthy young animals.

  • USask’s VIDO-InterVac and South Korean’s International Vaccine Institute to undertake scientific exchanges

    USask’s VIDO-InterVac and South Korea’s International Vaccine Institute (IVI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to share expertise and best practices in vaccine development to benefit human and animal health globally.

  • Novel vaccination approach enhances worker safety

    A novel approach to vaccinating sows, gilts and their piglets offers a new method of preventing disease that is safer for barn workers.

  • Canada needs small-scale vaccine manufacturing to support research, and help save human and animal lives

    It is critical to accelerate the development of Canadian vaccine technologies—and in the timeframes necessary—to support new vaccine commercialization and help enable emergency preparedness.

  • TB in bison studied at LFCE and VIDO-InterVac

    A Parks Canada scientist is conducting research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) on bovine tuberculosis in bison to improve diagnosis of the disease and to develop better vaccines.

  • Dr. Andy Potter among Saskatchewan Order of Merit recipients

    Dr. Potter is one of six people to receive the province's highest honour this year.

  • Reverse vaccinology approach for novel bovine tuberculosis vaccines: The Canadian ReVAMP project

    Researchers are taking a reverse vaccinology approach to develop new vaccines against bTB. Read more in the OiE Panorama, Controlling bovine tuberculosis: a One Health challenge

  • Efforts to Create ASF Vaccines Result in Cautious Optimism

    VIDO-InterVac scientists, in partnership with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and partners in Kenya where African Swine Fever is present in pigs, have been working to develop vaccines to protect against the virus.

  • U of Sask. could help prepare for outbreaks by producing human vaccines for Canada, centre director says

    Canadians would be forced to rely on foreign supplies of life-saving vaccines in the event of an outbreak, but a group of University of Saskatchewan researchers is hoping to change that.

  • New CFI funding will foster long-term sustainability of two USask national research facilities

    VIDO-InterVac receives additional support from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation's Major Science Initiatives Fund.