Polio vaccine technology focus of new Gates funding at UGA
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar Ralph Tripp at the University of Georgia will lead a new research effort to improve vaccine technology to eradicate polio. The global health and development project is a winner of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) initiative.
GCE funds projects worldwide to explore ideas that “can break the mold” in how persistent global health and development challenges are addressed. Tripp’s collaborators for the project are Thermo Fisher Scientific, a global scientific products and services company headquartered in Waltham, MA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more>