Tropical Disease - immunity, pathogenesis and vaccine development: global translation [ 2013 - 2017 ]

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Researchers: Prof Michael Good (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Christian Engwerda Prof Alexander Loukas Prof Denise Doolan Prof Don Mcmanus
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Brief description Tropical diseases create a significant human and economic burden worldwide - particularly in resource-poor settings. Around half of the world's population is at risk of malaria. In Australia, Streptococcal and parasitic worm infections are particularly common in indigenous communities. This Program brings together leading experts to tackle these major health challenges. They are investigating how the body reacts to infection and creating new drugs and vaccines to eradicate these diseases.

Funding Amount $AUD 17,988,456.42

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