Grant awarded to Dr Helen Price to study disease in camels

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Posted on 10 March 2017

Dr Helen Price, Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences & researcher at Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology, together with Professor Somaia Abou-Akkada from Alexandria Vet School, Egypt, has been awarded a Newton Fund grant of £274,000.

The grant will fund a two-year project on the Surra disease found in camels, to be conducted with partner Professor Paul Horrocks.  Keele will receive about £170,000, while the Veterinary School in Alexandria, Egypt, will receive the remaining funds.  The project aims to build research links between the two institutes.