Oral therapeutic TB vaccine

  • Project Lead(s): Allen Bain

    Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and TB with HIV require long and costly treatment. 

    These innovators will modify an injectable TB vaccine into a convenient ,once-daily pill to be taken together with TB drugs — a simple, affordable approach to help tackle the enormous TB burden in developing countries  As an adjunct to TB chemotherapy, this approach can dramatically reduce TB treatment duration.