Grant investigators: Heather Youngs and Chris Somerville
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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to the 221B Foundation to support a pilot study, led by Jay Mahat, of a COVID-19 assay in Nepal. The 221B Foundation, founded by Sherlock Biosciences, seeks to address the COVID-19 pandemic using Sherlock Biosciences’s diagnostic technology.
This falls within our work on scientific research, specifically within our interest in science supporting biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.