Preventing Transmission Of The Parasites Causing Neurocysticercosis And Hydatid Disease
Grant number: 1003546 | Funding period: 2011 - 2015
Professor Lightowlers’ has developed the world’s most effective vaccines against diseases caused by parasites. The vaccines prevent transmission of parasites from livestock animals to humans. During the next 5 years the vaccines will be produced on a large scale and evaluated in field trials. The products of this research program will make a major contribution to reducing the number of people suffering from parasitic cysts.
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Assessing the impact of a joint human-porcine intervention package for Taenia solium control: Results of a pilot study from northern Lao PDR
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Elimination of Taenia solium Transmission in Northern Peru
Hector H Garcia, Armando E Gonzalez, Victor CW Tsang, Seth E O'Neal, Fernando Llanos-Zavalaga, Guillermo Gonzalvez, Jaime Romero, Silvia Rodriguez, Luz M Moyano, Viterbo Ayvar, Andre Diaz, Allen Hightower, Philip S Craig, Marshall W Lightowlers, Charles G Gauci, Elli Leontsini, Robert H Gilman