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Research Roundup: New coronavirus in China, app to detect and identify mosquitoes, and single dose of HIV antibodies can knock out virus in newborns

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Research Roundup: New drug push for three tropical diseases, new injection method improves TB vaccine efficacy, and breakthrough in developing antimalarials

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Research Roundup: FDA approves Ebola vaccine, experimental vaccine patch leaves a mark, masquerading virus for vaccine R&D

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Congress passes final FY20 spending packages marked by continued support for global health R&D
This week, months of tense negotiation between leaders in the Democratically-controlled US House of Representatives, the Republican-held Senate, and the White House concluded with the passage of two massive spending packages encompassing all federal government spending for fiscal year (FY) 2020 —nearly three months behind schedule.
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Faces of Innovation: Dan Littlefield, researcher at Modality Solutions

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dan Littlefield, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference. Dan co-founded a cold-chain engineering company that worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to distribute Ebola vaccines for clinical trials in Sierra Leone.

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Research Roundup: GSK seeks licensing for child-friendly HIV pill, reports say TB R&D funding still falling short, and Gavi to stockpile Ebola vaccines

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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A year in review: The global health innovation stories that shaped 2019

As the year comes to a close, we are taking a look back at the top global health innovation stories and news that shaped 2019.

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Research Roundup: Once-a-month birth control pill, experimental typhoid fever vaccine, and release of 2019 World Malaria Report

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Research Roundup: child-friendly HIV drugs, trial shows two Ebola treatments significantly reduce mortality, and study shows for babies born with HIV to start treatment right away

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Faces of Innovation: Hannah Wu, researcher at Brown University

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Hannah Wu, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Conference, who is working to develop vaccines against the neglected tropical disease schistosomiasis at Brown University.

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Explainer: the Nagoya Protocol and its impact on global health R&D

The World Health Organization recently announced that at its upcoming Executive Board meeting in February member states will discuss challenges and issues in implementing the Nagoya Protocol—a legal framework that governs the access to and benefits gained through the sharing of genetic resources including human and animal DNA, plants, and pathogens. As these discussions heat up, GHTC is taking a brief look at what the Nagoya Protocol is, how it impacts global health R&D, and what’s next for the future of this framework.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Rohit Ramchandani, researcher at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Waterloo

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Rohit Ramchandani, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conferenc. Dr. Ramchandani does research to innovate global treatment options for childhood diarrhea at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland and the University of Waterloo. 

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Vinayak Joshi, researcher at VisionQuest Biomedical

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Vinayak Joshi, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference. Dr. Joshi is working on a diagnostic for cerebral malaria with support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Research Roundup: Lab on wheels could improve outbreak response, new chemical formulation for bednets shows promise, and experimental HIV vaccine elicits broadly neutralizing antibodies

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Aileen Marty, researcher at Florida International University

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Aileen Marty, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference. Dr. Marty works at Florida International University and serves on the President’s Advisory Council for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Mohammad Nuhu Amin, researcher at icddr,b

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Mohammad Nuhu Amin, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference. Dr. Amin researches sanitation and diarrheal diseases with support from the United States Agency for International Development.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. James Mutunga, researcher at the US Army Medical Research Directorate

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. James Mutunga, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Conference, who does research on developing and testing new methods of controlling vector-borne diseases as well as pathogen surveillance in arthropod disease vectors at the US Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa in Kisumu, Kenya. 

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Katie Button-Simons, researcher at University of Notre Dame

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Katie Button-Simons, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference, who does research on drug-resistance in malaria at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Mary Kamb, researcher at CDC

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Mary Kamb, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference, who leads the Elimination and Control Epidemiology team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.

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Faces of Innovation: Dr. Peter Hotez, researcher at Baylor College of Medicine

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Peter Hotez, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Conference, who does research to develop vaccines for neglected tropical diseases as professor and Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

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