Measles – new inhibitor found effective in large animal model may help control local outbreaks
A newly developed candidate drug against measles virus is effective in an animal model. During measles outbreaks, this compound may protect contacts of infected individuals from clinical signs and prevent virus dissemination.
Sleeping Beauty Goes Germline – A New Technology for Gene Transfer
Scientists at the Paul Ehrlich Institute report on an efficient method to move genes into the germline of experimental animals in three publications appearing in the current issue of Nature Protocols.
Changes in electronic submissions of regulatory documents to the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Important changes apply to submissions of regulatory documents. The so-called requirement of "written form" which means that paper copies of submissions must be supplied bearing the signature of the applicant in ink no longer applies to many documents. A new introduction is PEI-C Rebuild, a portal for electronic submissions of applications for batch releases. These changes and a few additional ones are summarised in this section.