Funding boost for research into COVID-19 treatments
The Australian Government has announced $5 million for research into a new, effective and safe antibody treatment to combat COVID-19. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
Antibody-based therapies are widely used to treat infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases and cancer.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research will receive $5 million to find a new, effective and safe antibody treatment to combat COVID-19.
Funding is from the MRFF’s Coronavirus Research Response – 2020 Antiviral Development for COVID-19 Grant Opportunity.
Read the media release for more information.