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amfAR Announces More Than $2M In Cure-Focused HIV Research Grants

In a press release, amfAR announces a new round of research grants. “Shortly after launching the ‘Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS,’ a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, on Wednesday announced that it has awarded 12 grants to researchers in the United States and around the world to pursue cure-focused HIV research. The new grants total more than $2.15 million, the largest sum disbursed by amfAR focused on HIV cure research. This round of grants was supported by a donation of $720,000 from the Foundation for AIDS and Immune Research (FAIR)…” (Casas, 2/19).