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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grants $5 Million For Infectious Disease Research At The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
Date:12/17/2009

mission dynamics of visceral leishmaniasis in Ethiopia," will seek to determine the drivers of transmission of the disease, which is also known as Kala-Azar. Sand flies contract the disease by ingesting the blood of an infected host and transmit it during subsequent blood meals. By studying the larval breeding habits of the sand flies and the genotypes and drug sensitivities of the leishmania parasites, the project aims to devise effective methods to control the disease.

An estimated 500,000 cases occur annually. The worst affected region in Africa is southern Sudan and northwest Ethiopia. Treatment of the disease involves a 30-day injection cycle but is frequently hindered by a high correlation of patients who are also infected with HIV/AIDS. Left untreated, leishmaniasis has a 95 percent fatality rate.

In addition to the experts from Hebrew University's Faculty of Medicine and Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Prof. Warburg will be coordinating the collaboration of researchers from Addis Ababa University, Charles University in Prague, the Volcani Center and the Gertner Institute for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research.

For more information and to support this and other projects at The Hebrew University working to alleviate the suffering of our world's most unfortunate, please visit www.afhu.org or call AFHU at 212.607.8500.

About The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, located on three campuses in Jerusalem and a fourth in Rehovot, is among the top 100 academic and research institutions worldwide. Approximately 23,000 students from over 70 countries choose Hebrew University for its seven academic Faculties in the Huma
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