Development of Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Biodefense Program

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The National Institutes of Health, otherwise termed as NIH, is an agency operating within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that is generally responsible for financially supporting the country's biomedical and health-related research studies.

The initiatives of the NIH are all geared towards the realization its primary agency mission which is to "seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability."

In keeping with this mission, the National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases(NIAID), has established the Development of Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Biodefense Program in an attempt to seek research proposals that desire to support the development of lead candidate diagnostics or therapeutics against NIAID Category A, B, or C priority agents.

NIAID Category A, B, and C priority agents are pathogens that can be used as a biological weapon in acts of terrorism or sabotage. The examples of these pathogens are the ones that cause, anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, tularemia, hemorrhagic fevers, melioidosis, brucellosis, typhus fever, yellow fever, rabies, and several others.

The goal of the Development of Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Biodefense is to solicit applications from eligible participants in order to further explore the options and strategies that can lead to the treatment or diagnosis of the diseases that are mentioned above.   (continued...)

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