• About
  • Partnerships
  • Challenges
  • Awards
  • Grant Opportunities
  • News

Enhancing Infant Immune Responses to Vaccines

Joshy Jacob of Emory University in the U.S. will test the hypothesis that immunizing newborns with soluble rather than particulate antigens will overcome maternal- mediated suppression of infant immune responses to vaccines. By overcoming the ability of maternal antibodies to suppress vaccine-induced immunity, vaccinations could be given earlier, accelerating protective immunity in the first few months of life.

More information about Explore New Solutions for Global Health Priority Areas (Round 9)

Great ideas come from everywhere.

Sign up for email updates of the latest grant opportunities and awards.

View the Grand Challenges partnership network

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.