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Emory University to Help Effort to Find Vaccine for HIV/AIDS

July 18, 2012

Emory University will receive about $7 million to support its work in a national effort to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is funding the seven-year, $186 million initiative backing the new Centers for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Immunogen Discovery. Scripps Research Institute and Duke University are directing the effort, which will be supported by scientists from Emory, the Rockefeller University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Ragon Institute.

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Associated Press

This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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Scripps, Duke Win Grant to Find AIDS Vaccine; Institutions Will Receive up to $186 Million Over 7 Years for Research, Development

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