CFAR Member Shiu-Lok Hu Awarded Gates Foundation Grant for HIV Vaccine Research

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December 8, 2011

Now, as HIV/AIDS researchers worldwide seem to be moving closer to a possible HIV vaccine, Hu has received a vote of confidence from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for his contributions to the field. The foundation awarded Hu a $6.7 million grant that will enable his research team to join the Consortium for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD), an international network of scientists launched by the Gates Foundation to design novel HIV vaccine candidates and advance the most promising candidates to clinical trials.

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