History of Vaccine Development / Edition 1

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Vaccinology, the concept of a science ranging from the study of immunology to the development and distribution of vaccines, was a word invented by Jonas Salk. This book covers the history of the methodological progress in vaccine development and to the social and ethical issues raised by vaccination. Chapters include "Jenner and the Vaccination against Smallpox," "Viral Vaccines," and "Ethical and Social Aspects of vaccines." Contributing authors include pioneers in the field, such as Samuel L. Katz and Hilary Koprowski. This history of vaccines is relatively short and many of its protagonists are still alive. This book was written by some of the chief actors in the drama whose subject matter is the conquest of epidemic disease.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441913388
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 5/12/2011
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 349
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction Stanley A. Plotkin 1

2 "Variolation" and Vaccination in Late Imperial China, Ca 1570-1911 Angela Ki Che Leung 5

3 Edward Jenner's Role in the Introduction of Smallpox Vaccine Derrick Baxby 13

4 Benefactor to Mankind Edward Jenner Ian Bailey 21

5 Smallpox Eradication: The Vindication of Jenner's Prophesy Frank Fenner 27

6 Pasteur and the Birth of Vaccines Made in the Laboratory Hervé Bazin 33

7 Antituberculosis BCG Vaccine: Lessons from the Past Marina Gheorgiu 47

8 A History of Toxoids Edgar H. Relyveld 57

9 Vaccination Against Typhoid Fever: A Century of Research. End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End? Philippe Sansonetti 65

10 The History of Pertussis Vaccination: From Whole-Cell to Subunit Vaccines Marta Granström 73

11 Bacterial Polysaccharide Vaccines Robert Austrian 83

12 Polysaccharide-Protein Conjugate Vaccines John B. Robbins Rachel Schneerson Shouson C. Szu Vince Pozsgay 91

13 After Pasteur: History of New Rabies Vaccines Hilary Koprowski 103

14 Yellow Fever Vaccines: The Success of Empiricism, Pitfalls of Application, and Transition to Molecular Vaccinology Thomas P. Monath 109

15 A Race with Evolution: A History of Influenza Vaccines Edwin D. Kilbourne 137

16 The Role of Tissue Culture in Vaccine Development Samuel L. Katz Catherine M. Wilfert Frederick C. Robbins 145

17 Viral Vaccines and Cell Substrate: A "Historical" Debate Florian Horaud 151

18 History of Koprowski Vaccine Against Poliomyelitis Hilary Koprowski Stanley Plotkin 155

19 Oral Polio Vaccine and the Results of Its Use Joseph Melnick Stanley Plotkin 167

20 The Development of IPV A. John Beale 179

21 The Long Prehistory of Modern Measles Vaccination Constant Huygelen 189

22 The History of Measles Virus and the Development and Utilization of Measles Virus Vaccines Samuel L. Katz 199

23 The Development of Live Attenuated Mumps Virus Vaccine in Historic Perspective and Its Role in the Evolution of Combined Measles-Mumps-Rubella Maurice R. Hilleman 207

24 History of Rubella Vaccines and the Recent History of Cell Culture Stanley A. Plotkin 219

25 Three Decades of Hepatitis Vaccinology in Historic Perspective. A Paradigm of Successful Pursuits Maurice R. Hilleman 233

26 Vaccination Against Varicella and Zoster: Its Development and Progress Anne Gershon 247

27 Developmental History of HPV Prophylactic Vaccines John T. Schiller Douglas R. Lowy 265

28 History of Rotavirus Vaccines Part I: RotaShield Albert Z. Kapikian 285

29 Rotavirus Vaccines Part II: Raising the Bar for Vaccine Safety Studies Paul A. Offit H. Fred Clark 315

30 Veterinary Vaccines in the Development of Vaccination and Vaccinology Philippe Desmettre 329

Index 339

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