malaria vaccine

1 Gates-funded ‘breakthrough’ malaria vaccine now disappoints

The world’s largest clinical trial of an experimental malaria vaccine, largely funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with the vaccine maker GlaxoSmithKline, has produced disappointing results – again. It shouldn’t be too surprising. The study has been producing the same disappointing results for many years now.…

0 Seattle Biomed gets $9m from Gates to boost malaria vaccine work

Luke Timmerman of Xconomy reports today that Seattle Biomed, a global leader in malaria research thanks to funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has gotten a boost. In the article, Timmerman notes that the $9 million grant is aimed at supporting a “systems biology” approach to identify new…