Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced today that it has launched the J&J Centers for Global Health Discovery, a global network of research partnerships to address the world’s health challenges.
The first J&J Satellite Center for Global Health Discovery is at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The pharma and medtech giant plans to open additional J&J Centers through 2022.
Each Satellite Center will focus on entrenched and emerging health threats that are pressing and have a high unmet need. Think tuberculosis (TB), dengue fever, flavivirus, coronavirus and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
“COVID-19 has shown us that investments in early-stage research, such as novel vaccine technologies, are critical to accelerate our fight against pandemic threats. The J&J Centers for Global Health Discovery are the latest chapter in our efforts to turn science into solutions for diseases that continue to threaten communities …