BROAD PROTECTION AGAINST INFECTIOUS PATHOGENS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$76,049.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
15215
Agency Tracking Number:
15215
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 539, Malden, MA, 02148
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Donna Bourgelais
Principal Investigator
(617) 938-6991
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A METHOD IS PROPOSED FOR CONFERRING BROAD SPECTRUM IMMUNITY WITHOUT UNDESIRABLE SIDE EFFECTS. PROTECTION AGAINST A WIDE VARIETY OF BACTERIA, VIRUSES AND FUNGI ARE INCLUDED. ANTICIPATED BENEFITS/POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS - IN ADDITION TO THE OBVIOUS MILITARY BENEFIT, THIS APPROACH WOULD BENEFIT IMMUNE INCOMPETENT INDIVIDUALS SUCH AS CHILDREN BORN WITH CONGENITAL IMMUNODEFICIENCIES, PATIENTS UNDERGOING BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT, ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS AND PATIENTS WITH AIDS.

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