Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Antiviral Drugs for Arenaviruses

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Carrion, Ricardo
Funded by
SIGA Technologies
Research Start Date

The goal of the program described here is to develop an antiviral drug for treating and preventing Lassa fever and other hemorrhagic fevers of arenavirus origin.

Basic Research
Infectious Disease