WUSTL receives $13 million Gates Foundation global health grant toward elimination of tropical diseases

January 28, 2010 By Michael C. Purdy Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a five-year, $13 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve efforts to eliminate two parasitic diseases, elephantiasis and river blindness. These diseases belong to a group of infections known as neglected tropical diseases, which […]