Tuesday, September 1, 1998
June R. Wyman|
NIAID Announces Funding for 12 Centers for AIDS Research
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Eric Hunter, Ph.D.*
University of California at Los Angeles - Irvin Chen, M.D.*
University of California at San Diego with the Scripps Research
Foundation, Burnham Cancer Research Foundation, and La Jolla Institute
for Allergy and Immunology - Flossie Wong-Staal, M.D.*
University of California at San Francisco - Paul Volberding, M.D.*
Emory University, Atlanta, with the AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta,
Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center and Atlanta VA Medical Center -
James Curran, M.D., M.P.H.
Great Lakes CFAR, a collaboration of Northwestern University, Chicago,
with the University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin and University
of Michigan - Steven Wolinsky, M.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical Center - Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.
Columbia and Rockefeller Universities, New York City, with the Aaron
Diamond AIDS Research Center and the New York State Psychiatric
Institute - David Ho, M.D.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with Research Triangle
Institute and Family Health International - Ronald Swanstrom, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland - Stuart LeGrice, M.D.*
Miriam Hospital, Providence, with Brown University, Tufts University
(Boston, Mass.), the New England Medical Center and Memorial Hospital of
New England - Charles Carpenter, M.D.
University of Washington at Seattle with the Harbor View Medical Center
and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - King Holmes, M.D.*
These 12 newly funded sites are in addition to five ongoing CFARs at the
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y. - Arye Rubinstein, M.D.
- Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas - Janet Butel, M.D.
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass. - Joseph Sodroski, M.D.
- Duke University, Durham, N.C. - Dani Bolognesi, M.D.
- New York University, N.Y. - Fred Valentine, M.D.
NIAID is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAID
conducts and supports research to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses
such as HIV disease and other sexually transmitted diseases,
tuberculosis, malaria, asthma and allergies. NIH is an agency of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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