OUR MISSION: To Discover New Treatments and Diagnostics for Diseases that Affect Vulnerable Populations

 
 
 
 
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Loasis and the Antibody Rapid Test

Loiasis, also known as African eye worm, is a disease caused by the parasitic worm Loa loa. Loiasis affects over 10 million people, predominantly in forested areas of West and Central Africa. 

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River Blindness

 

Onchocerciasis, or River Blindness, is a neglected disease (NTD) caused by the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus. Up to 18 million people are infected, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Lymphatic Filariasis

Lymphatic filariasis (LF) affects 40 million individuals in 73 countries stretching from Africa to Asia.  LF is an infection caused mainly by the filarial worms Wucheria bancrofti and Brugia malayii.

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Other Efforts

We seek to reduce health inequity within local communities by providing a portfolio of low-cost rapid diagnostic tests developed specifically for homeless individuals and people living in precarious conditions.

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