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New Approach in TB Vaccine Development

Firdausi Qadri of ICDDR,B in Bangladesh will attempt to develop an oral vaccine for tuberculosis that uses transgenic rice seeds to express recombinant antigenic proteins that will induce immunity not only in the gastrointestinal tract but also in the respiratory mucosa.

More information about Explore New Solutions for Global Health Priority Areas (Round 8)

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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.