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PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative Names New Director

Oct 22, 2013 - PR Newswire
Board and Executive Moves

Ashley Birkett, PhD, to lead key product development program at PATH

PATH announced today the appointment of Ashley Birkett, PhD, as director of its Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), which drives the development of safe and effective vaccines for the fight against malaria. The malaria parasite still kills an estimated 660,000 people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa, and half the world's population remains at risk of contracting malaria. The announcement was made this...