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UTEP Scientists awarded patent for Chagas disease vaccine

20:00 EDT 21 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(The University of Texas at El Paso) A pair of scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing the first ever clinical Chagas disease vaccine.Researchers Rosa Maldonado, Ph.D., and Igor Almeida, Ph.D., both faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently were granted a patent for "Mucin-Associated Surface Protein As Vaccine Against Chagas Disease."

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