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.