Stanford University — Immunization Research (2023)

Stanford University
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To support research on modified commensal skin bacteria.

Open Philanthropy recommended a gift of $500,000 over 1.5 years to support research led by Professor Michael Fischbach on the use of modified commensal skin bacteria as a vaccine. If successful, this research could demonstrate the potential of a novel immunization method.

This follows Open Philanthropy’s December 2021 support and falls within its focus area of scientific research, specifically within its interest in advancing human health and wellbeing.

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