Science Market Update

$23.5M Granted to Fred Hutch Researchers to DefeatHIV

Posted by Laura Braden on Wed, Jul 27, 2016

DefeatHIV, an initiative based out of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, has been researching potential cures for HIV over the past 5 years. Their research has focused on the use of blood cells genetically modified to be resistant to the HIV virus. It was recently announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the DefeatHIV team a new grant of $23.5 million that will continue to support their research on this potential cure for an additional 5 years.

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Tags: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, WA, Seattle, Hutch, 2016, BioResearch Product Faire, HIV Vaccine, HIV research, DefeatHIV

NY Scientists Awarded $3.1M for HIV Vaccine Research

Posted by Laura Braden on Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Since its emergence in the 1980's, HIV/AIDS has been a prominent point of research for life scientists around the world. With no current cure or vaccine available, scientists receive substantial amounts of funding to study this virus to gain a better understanding of it as well as to produce a vaccine that will combat the virus better than current treatments do, which can only slow and control the virus, but not cure it.

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Tags: Northeast, HIV, infectious diseases, New York, Rochester, BioResearch Product Faire Event, NY, 2016, University of Rochester, URoch, HIV Vaccine, B Cells

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