God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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POZ Magazine: NIH Awards $2.5 Million to Study Latent HIV

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in the USA, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced Eric M. Verdin, MD, as the winner of the Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research, according to an NIH statement. Verdin’s research will focus on developing new technology to explain how HIV latency is established and maintained and how it becomes reactivated. The goal is to eliminate latent HIV infection. The award grants Verdin, of the J. David Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, $500,000 per year for five years.

To read the NIH statement, click here.

Source: http://www.poz.com/rssredir/articles/Latent_HIV_Study_1_19096.shtml

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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa, about politics and whatever triggers my interest. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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