Vaccine Delivery to Remote Regions
- Ghana |
- India |
Dr. Rubin is the founder of Energize the Chain, a non-profit organization that ensures the delivery of vaccines to people in the most remote regions of the world by utilizing power available at cell tower sites to power the refrigeration systems that are necessary to keep vaccines at the proper temperature. The organization has sites in Zimbabwe, Ghana and India. His research in infectious diseases has been funded by the NIH, NSF, DARPA and the Global Alliance for TB Drug Discovery. In addition to his work on the basic biology of the disease, he has extended the investigations to mathematical modeling of complex biological systems.