The Pediatric Section of Tropical Medicine conducts a comprehensive research and development program for producing a new generation of drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Neglected Infections of Poverty, as well as fundamental and applied research against these diseases. To carry out this research, the section's laboratories are organized into these groups:

Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development

Established in 2011, Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development is committed to the development of vaccines to prevent neglected tropical diseases that afflict the world's poorest people.

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