Uganda Virus Research Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Uganda Virus Research Institute
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Einstein helps establish $28 million consortium to find ebola treatment

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $28 million grant to establish a new center for excellence to find an antibody "cocktail" to fight two types of viruses that cause ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

Einstein helps establish $28 million consortium to find ebola treatment

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 20-Mar-2014The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $28 million grant to establish a new center for excellence to find an antibody "cocktail" to fight two types of viruses that cause severe hemorrhagic fever, ... [Published EurekAlert! - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dr David Matovu: An ever loving man

At the gate to his large semi-detached house on Nsamizi Road in Entebbe Municipality, I expected to explain myself to a mean-looking guard, something I have grown accustomed to when seeking audience with people of Dr David Matovu Byatike’s stature.To ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 1 reports

£50m funding for 'medical bioinformatics' projects

The funding, which is expected to reach £50m in future, will go towards data research projects based at University College London (UCL) and universities in Leeds, Oxford, Warwick, as well as the MRC's Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) unit on AIDS ... [Published Out-Law.com - Feb 07 2014]

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"It is very exciting to be working with a large group of talented scientists, including those here at Einstein," continued Dr. Lai. "Together, we have a chance to make a real impact on prevention of these diseases."
"The structures will provide an essential map for understanding how these antibodies work," Saphire said. "If we understood why some are more effective than others, and which groupings gave better synergy, we could put together a better cocktail."
"The centres will make data from private sector organisations and local government accessible to researchers investigating anything from transport to obesity" it said

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