GHIT Fund awards $12M for neglected diseases, launches investment program

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership bringing Japanese experience and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, has announced three grants worth a total of $6.8 million to speed the development of innovative drugs for some of the world’s most neglected diseases—schistosomiasis, Chagas disease and parasitic roundworms.

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Aeras, GSK to jointly advance TB vaccine

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Aeras, a fully-integrated tuberculosis (TB) vaccine development organization, has signed an agreement with global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline to jointly advance the clinical development of an investigational TB vaccine containing GSK’s proprietary M72 antigen and AS01E adjuvant. 

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Taplmmune, Aeras ink research collaboration

Thursday, November 3, 2011

TapImmune has signed a research collaboration with Aeras. The overall goal of this collaboration will be to evaluate the efficacy of TAP in concert with novel vaccine vectors encoding TB immunogens under development at Aeras with the aim of advancing suitable candidates to clinical development. Aeras will conduct all pre-clinical development studies at their laboratories in Rockville, MD.

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