NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease will provide up to $26 million to cooperative research partnerships that address biodefense and emerging infectious disease issues.
The program aims to develop diagnostics, vaccines, therapeutics, and immunotherapeutics specific to Category A, B, and C pathogens or toxins.
The $26 million will fund between 15 and 20 awards, and the size and duration of these awards will vary.

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