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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Vaccinating at Mucosal Surfaces with Nanoparticle Conjugated Antigen and Adjuvant
Principal Investigator:

Sebastian Joyce

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) has increased among the Veterans in recent years because the global burden of TB is enormous. This burden has escalated with the emergence of multidrug-resistant and extremely drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) strains and because current vaccines do not elicit long-lasting protective immunity against TB especially in adults. Hence, the development of new generations of vaccines that will confer durable protection against TB will significantly impr...

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