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NIH Grant Funds Search for Next-Generation Flu Vaccine
September 20, 2019
Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and pediatrics and director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), and UMSOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced that CVD has been awarded a contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), with total funding of up to $200 million over seven years if all contract options are exercised.
This research contract is one of the largest ever awarded to UMSOM and includes an initial award of approximately $2.5 million to conduct clinical testing of influenza vaccines.
Read the full story from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.