Toilet in Haiti (credit: Dr. Minmin Yen) Enthusiastic scientists in the lab (Tanzania 2020) Instructor Prof. Martha Clokie with participants Instructor Dr. Shawna McCallin with participants

Phages for Global Health

Org #37026
Vetted since 2016
2016
year founded
$107,379
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Phages for Global Health facilitates the development of antibacterial phage products for developing countries. Natural Antibacterial Agents: Bacteriophages (phages) are bacteria-killing viruses that exist in the environment, on our food, and in our bodies, and they can be selected to target only specific bacteria while leaving other, helpful bacteria and human cells unharmed. Phages have been used as a standard component of medical practice in certain parts of the world for over 100 years, and they have exhibited remarkable safety and activity profiles. Most notably, phages are active against both antibiotic-resistant and antibiotic-sensitive bacteria -- a crucial feature in the midst of ou... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Tobi Nagel
Tobi Nagel
Team
Tobi Nagel
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522

Project Reports

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Apr 12, 2021
Phages Targeting Cholera
As part of Phages for Global Health's mission to help bring phage therapy to Africa and Asia, our founder, Dr. Tobi Nagel, serves on the advisory board of PhagePro, a company that is developing a...
 
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