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Vet Med lands $1.8M grant from Wellcome Trust
May 17, 2005

PULLMAN — Disease researchers in Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the Wellcome Trust.The funding will be used to continue vaccine development for animal diseases that severely limit health, nutrition and economic growth in poorer countries. The Wellcome Trust is the world’s second largest non-governmental supporter of biomedical research.  Professor Guy Palmer, based in the WSU veterinary college’s Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, is the $1,805,004 grant’s principal investigator.“We’re of course very grateful to receive this grant support,” said Palmer, who is currently on sabbatical leave in Spain. “To me, this is proof WSU is … » More …