Wageningen Bioveterinary Research participates in an EU collaboration for developing vaccine adjuvants

Researchers from Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, partner in the PIGSs project, participate in a European Network of Vaccine Adjuvants (ENOVA), which brings together European experts and stakeholders working in different areas of adjuvant and vaccine research and development, including both prophylactic and therapeutic applications as well as human and veterinary vaccines.

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Impact story on the PIGSs project published by Wageningen University Research

"Preventing Streptococcus suis in pigs around the world", an impact story drafted by Wageningen University with two Principal Investigators: Prof. Jerry Wells & Dr. Astrid de Greeff

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Dr. Virginia Aragón participated in an online workshop

Dr. Virginia Aragón participated in an online workshop on the reduction on the use of antimicrobials in the animal food producing sector.

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Update on Streptococcus suis Research and Prevention in the Era of Antimicrobial Restriction: 4th International Workshop on S. suis

This review gathers together recent findings on this important pathogen from lectures performed by lead researchers from several countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands, UK, and USA. Finally, policies and recommendations for the manufacture, quality control, and use of inactivated autogenous vaccines are addressed to advance this important field in veterinary medicine.

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Ceva Santé Animale & IDT Biologika GmbH have reached an agreement for Ceva to acquire IDT’s veterinary biopharmaceutical portfolio and R&D activities.

With Ceva’s agreement with IDT Biologika to acquire the IDT animal health business, they will expand their global vaccine portfolio and boosting swine innovation. 

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The tonsillar microbiome of Streptococcus suis diseased piglets

The microbiome is important in shaping the host immune system as well as providing di- rect protection against pathogens by colonization resistance. Streptococcus suis is one of the most abundant bacteria in the oral cavity of pigs, but also a zoonotic pathogen of in- creasing importance.

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Mini-guts as alternative for animal tissue

Intestinal organoids or mini-guts can be used as models to evaluate transport and interactions between dietary ingredients with the gut wall. That was discovered by a multidisciplinary research team, led by Prof. Jerry Wells of Animal Science Group, Wageningen University and Research (WUR). The research team published their study on the effects of alternative protein sources on the small intestine in the Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 

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European Research & Innovation Days 2020

Bringing stakeholders together to shape future research and innovation policy.

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Our Canadian partner (Prof. Marcelo Gottschalk) is conducting research aimed at creating an effective vaccine to prevent Streptococcus suis

Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are investigating a novel approach to creating a vaccine to prevent Streptococcus suis. 

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PIGSs team members gave a webinar for Dutch veterinarians

Norbert Stockhofe and Manouk Vrieling gave a webinar for Dutch veterinarians on Streptococcus suis. 

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