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Stanford nabs $50 million grant for new approaches to vaccines
San Francisco Business Times

A new Stanford University unit, funded by a $50 million, 10-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will try to find new and better ways to develop vaccines for a wide range of diseases. The grant award, announced Thursday, will establish the Stanford Human Systems Immunology Center to learn more about the immune system and the best ways for vaccines to harness the body’s army for fighting off viruses and other invaders.