dengue fever http://ripr.org en URI Prof Gets Millions to Study Dengue Fever http://ripr.org/post/uri-prof-gets-millions-study-dengue-fever <p>University of Rhode Island Research Professor Alan Rothman, a specialist on viral diseases, has received an $11.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his quest for a vaccine against dengue fever. URI officials say this is one of the largest grants ever received by a single URI researcher.</p><p>Dengue Fever, a mosquito-borne illness, affects an estimated 100 million people around the globe each year, mainly in tropical and sub-tropical climates. Rothman has been studying the disease in his laboratory at URI’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:58:05 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 19527 at http://ripr.org