Merck Fellowship for Global Health and PNRI Partner to Advance Promising Antifungal

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Merck Fellowship for Global Health and PNRI Partner to Advance Promising Antifungal

Antifungal compound has potential to combat opportunistic infections in individuals with HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Merck Fellowship for Global Health

CONTENT: Press Release

SEATTLE, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is partnering with three Fellows from the Merck Fellowship for Global Health program to create a comprehensive plan to move a promising antifungal agent from the laboratory to clinical practice. The compound, discovered in the laboratory of Aimée Dudley, Ph.D. at PNRI, has the potential to reduce the burden of opportunistic infections in people living with HIV in developing countries.

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