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Grant to aid Hawaii firm in fighting chikungunya

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii Biotech has been awarded a federal grant to develop a vaccine to protect against the chikungunya virus. Henry Jackson, left, purifies a compound as Alan Johnson, director of chemistry; CEO Elliot Parks; and Gauntness Jiao discuss their work in their Drug Discovery chemistry lab.

Hawaii Biotech Inc. has been awarded a $600,000 federal grant to develop a vaccine to protect against infection caused by the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Read more

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