Carlos Slim Foundation Grants $2.6M To Baylor To Develop Therapeutic Vaccine For Chagas Disease
Houston Public Media: Mexico’s Carlos Slim Gives $2.6 Million To Baylor To Fight Parasite That Causes Chagas Disease
“…On Wednesday, the Carlos Slim Foundation in Mexico announced a $2.6 million grant to scientists at Baylor who are working on a therapeutic vaccine for Chagas. Although a therapeutic vaccine won’t stop someone from getting the parasite, it could slow down the damage to the heart…” (Feibel, 9/30).
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