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Global Health Studies Get Stimulus Money

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The economic stimulus bill is paying more public health dividends—allowing universities to seize on student interest in global health programs. Four universities have qualified for new funding, made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, from the National Institutes of Health to bolster global health programs. Dartmouth College, for example, won money to help […]

Funding Available for Microbicides Research

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The National Institutes of Health is seeking grant applications for its Microbicide Innovation Program.  The agency is looking for projects that will advance the development of new microbicides or shed new light on the characterization of microbicides for use against HIV or STIs linked to HIV, among other scientific pursuits.   Here’s the link for […]

Fogarty Doles Out HIV & TB Grants

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The Fogarty International Center announced $11.75 million in grants over the next five years to fight HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Haiti, Uganda and China and to establish a new program in Tanzania.   The grants will help train researchers from those countries on HIV and TB prevention, among other things.   “Research has identified many […]

Fogarty Grants Highlight U.S. Role in Combating HIV/AIDS

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The Fogarty International Center has awarded seven grants, totaling nearly $2.7 million, to train HIV/AIDS researchers in the developing world. The grants are part of the Fogarty International Center’s AIDS International Training and Research Program, which has trained nearly 2,000 foreign researchers. Most of those scientists remain in their home countries to work on HIV/AIDS; […]