Vision, Mission & Scope

Vision:

To leverage the power of translational research for the prevention, cure and elimination of major infectious and immune threats to human health in the 21st century.

 

Mission:

To create and foster interdisciplinary translational research teams that will:

  • Generate new understandings of the microbial, host and environmental determinants that underlie the development of human infectious and immune diseases.
  • Develop new preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to combat these conditions.

 

Scope:

To fund research on the role of microbes in human diseases and diseases for which there is a primary immunologic cause or for which the treatment is primarily directed at the immune system.

 


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