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Developing a quadrivalent HCV vaccine [ 2017 - 2019 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1126379]

Researchers: A/Pr Heidi Drummer (Participant) Prof Joseph Torresi (Principal investigator)

Brief description A vaccine for hepatitis C virus (HCV) is not yet available. Immune responses that are able to protect against infection are possible, making the production of a vaccine a realistic goal. We have produced a unique HCV vaccine and are now poised to test our vaccine in novel humanised animal models. Our research will allow us to determine the immune responses responsible for providing protection against HCV. Our data will be highly significant for future HCV vaccine studies in humans.

Funding Amount $AUD 669,223.38

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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