We develop drugs, biologics, and vaccines for those in the greatest need.

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Research Priorities

Gates MRI focuses on programs aimed at reducing the burden of tuberculosis (TB), malaria, diarrheal diseases, and maternal, newborn, and child illnesses in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).


Caused by Plasmodium parasites, spread through the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes


An infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) bacteria, spread by bacteria expelled into the air

Diarrheal Diseases

Caused by a number of pathogens and a major cause of mortality in LMICs

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Development of treatments that may help lower the rates of newborn and child mortality

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development and effective use of novel biomedical interventions addressing substantial global health concerns and for which the required development investment by traditional biopharmaceutical organizations is lacking.

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We are a diverse group of creative innovators and advocates. We are committed to the development and use of biomedical interventions to address global health concerns.