Groups Back Vaccines For Malaria And Hiv | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 86 Issue 40 | p. 20 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 6, 2008

Groups Back Vaccines For Malaria And Hiv

Department: Business

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $168.7 million to the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, which is working on a malaria vaccine with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. The funding was unveiled at the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Malaria Summit, where almost $3 billion in malaria-fighting grants were announced. Meanwhile, Scripps Research Institute and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative are spending $30 million on a new research center at Scripps dedicated to vaccines that elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV.

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