Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

A novel strategy for Tuberculosis vaccine development

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Varun Dwivedi
Funded by
TxBiomed Forum
Research Start Date

We propose a strategy of host derived IL-10 modulation, strictly at the time of vaccination for generating a qualitatively different set of T cells resulting in sustained long-term protection against M.tb infection in mice.

Collaborative Project
Drug Discovery
Infectious Disease