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$2.8 Million Grant to Fund Study of HIV in Women

July 7, 2003

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A $2.8 million federal grant will help Dr. Susan Cu-Uvin study how HIV infection acts in the female genital tract. The grant finances five years of research by Cu-Uvin, who is director of the Samuel and Esther Chester Immunology Center at Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. The money was awarded to the hospital's center for AIDS research, a collaboration between Tufts University and Brown University. It is one of 19 such federally funded centers located at academic medical centers throughout the nation. The center has $43 million in federal funding this year.

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Associated Press
07.06.03

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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