Blog: President Obama's "Welcome" Investment in HIV/AIDS Research
October 2, 2009
"President Barack Obama's announcement on Wednesday that his administration has allocated $5 billion in medical research grants through the Recovery Act is welcome news not only for scientists, but for the American and global populations that will benefit from the breakthroughs and discoveries this investment will inevitably bring about," Kevin Frost, CEO of amfAR, writes in a Huffington Post blog entry that examines the how investments in HIV/AIDS research has yielded promising returns. "I hope that this $5 billion investment is only the beginning. Such leadership would be a lasting legacy of his administration and a model for presidents who follow" (10/1).
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