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100 @ 100: Igor Almeida

Igor Almeida

  The research of Igor Almeida, Professor in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences.  Almeida is studying the parasite that causes Chagas Disease in order to develop a vaccine.  A vaccine in development has already been tested in mice and research will soon begin on non-human primates.  

Aired July 1, 2014.