$110 million vaccine research centre to be built in Saskatoon

Ehman, Amy Jo
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p751
Academic Journal
The article reports on the construction of an International Vaccine Center (InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. The research facility partly funded by the Canadian government will focus on the development and testing of vaccines for infectious diseases including SARS, avian influenza and hepatitis C. The article mentions that the facility will collaborate with pharmaceutical industries for funding and producing vaccines.


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