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angle-left Looking to produce a COVID-19 vaccine in the greenhouse

RI-MUHC researcher working with Quebec-based company on a plant-based technique

Dr. Brian Ward is a senior scientist in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC
Dr. Brian Ward is a senior scientist in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC

Apr. 22, 2020

Source: Med E-News. McGill researcher Dr. Brian Ward, Professor in the Division of Experimental Medicine in McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, is working with Quebec-based company Medicago to find a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, using a plant-based technique that can produce millions of doses in a greenhouse instead of a lab. Read more.