Newsfeed : Duke University Gets $37.2M Gates Foundation AIDS Grant

POZ - Health, Life and HIV
Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:

Back to home » Newsfeed » December 2011

Most Popular Links
Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

15 Years Ago In POZ


More News

Click here for more news

Have news about HIV? Send press releases, news tips and other announcements to news@poz.com.


emailprint

December 8, 2011

Duke University Gets $37.2M Gates Foundation AIDS Grant

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded three grants totaling $37.2 million to Duke University, according to a Duke University statement. The largest grant, for $24.6 million, goes to fund the efforts of the Comprehensive Antibody Vaccine Immune Monitoring Consortium (CAVIMC) to find a viable HIV vaccine. Another grant, for $11.7 million, goes toward studying the proteins in HIV's outer envelope, so as to learn to copy those proteins to stimulate antibodies to attack the virus during transmission. The third grant dedicates $892,000 to study complement proteins—used by the immune system to target viruses for white blood cells to attack, and which attach poorly to HIV—to strengthen immune response against the virus.

To read the Duke University statement, click here.

Search: HIV, Gates Foundation, CAVIMC, research, vaccine, funding


Scroll down to comment on this story.



Name:

(will display; 2-50 characters)

Email:

(will NOT display)

City:

(will display; optional)

Comment (500 characters left):

(Note: The POZ team reviews all comments before they are posted. Please do not include either ":" or "@" in your comment. The opinions expressed by people providing comments are theirs alone. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Smart + Strong, which is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by people providing comments.)

Comments require captcha.
Please enter this number for verification:

| Posting Rules



Show comments (0 total)

 
[Go to top]

Join POZ Facebook Twitter Google+ MySpace YouTube Tumblr Flickr
Quick Links
Current Issue

HIV Testing
Safer Sex
Find a Date
Newly Diagnosed
HIV 101
Disclosing Your Status
Starting Treatment
Help Paying for Meds
Search for the Cure
POZ Stories
POZ Opinion
POZ Exclusives
Read the Blogs
Visit the Forums
Job Listings
Events Calendar


    Hillcrester
    Ramona
    California


    TanyaB
    Delray Beach
    Florida


    pevans
    San Francisco
    California


    josebos
    Boston strong
    Massachusetts
Click here to join POZ Personals!
Ask POZ Pharmacist

Talk to Us
Poll
Do you work with your doc to design your own treatment regimen?
Yes
No

Survey
PrEP Course

more surveys
Contact Us
We welcome your comments!
[ about Smart + Strong | about POZ | POZ advisory board | partner links | advertising policy | advertise/contact us | site map]
© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved. Terms of use and Your privacy.
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.