Pathogen Box Challenge Grant recipient – Dr Claudia Ines Machicado Rivero

Dr Claudia Ines Gloria Machicado Rivero, Cayetano Heredia University, Peru

Project name: Identification of Fasciola hepaticaactive chemical series by repurposing the Open Access Pathogen Box

How will this funding will help advance your research?

As a Peruvian scientist, I feel honoured to receive this grant. With it, our group will contribute to identifying compounds against the helminth parasite Fasciola hepatica. The project will serve as a starting point for further validation of lead compounds and potential targets to contribute to the development of a novel generation of anti-fascioliasis drugs.

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