Grant for £7m, given for new RVC Vaccinology and Cell therapy hub

Animal Health

A £7 million grant has been awarded to the RVC in support of creating a veterinary vaccinology and cell therapy hub, with the aim of advancing to a one health approach, and develop the next generation of vaccines and cell therapies.

Opening in the summer of 2020, the hub will contain laboratories and animal housing to support the development of vaccines and create species specific immunological tools or reagents.

“A £7 million grant has been awarded to the RVC in support of creating a veterinary vaccinology and cell therapy hub.“

RVC’s principal Stuart Reid said on the grant “We are delighted to have secured such a significant grant. The funding will make a huge difference to supporting research and contributing to a one health approach as well as other significant challenges that are facing society.”

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