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Collaborative Drug Discovery Receives Grant to Support the Development of a Database to Accelerate Discovery of New Therapies Against Tuberculosis

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. (CDD) today announced that it has received a grant for $1,896,923 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a collaborative database that will enable scientists to archive, mine, and selectively collaborate around their research data to discover new cures for tuberculosis (TB). The TB bacillus infects approximately one third of the world’s population and the disease kills over 1.5 million people every year. The CDD TB database will integrate the efforts of academic, other non-profit, and corporate laboratories distributed across the globe and accelerate the discovery of new therapies against this deadly disease.

To read the full press release, visit the CDD web site.

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