$23M Award at Notre Dame Fights Malaria and Dengue Fever

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Notre Dame biologists Nicole Achee and Neil Lobo are leaders of an international $23 million research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Their five-year project will generate the data required to show the effectiveness of a new paradigm in mosquito control —spatial repellency—for the prevention of two important mosquito-borne diseases: malaria and dengue fever.

Source: Phys Org (link opens in a new window)

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