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Emory receives federal grant to study HIV in women

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ATLANTA (AP) - Researchers at Emory University have received a federal grant of nearly $12 million to study the HIV epidemic among women.

The 5-year National Institutes of Health grant is part of a recent expansion of the Women's Interagency HIV Cohort Study. NIH established the study in 1993 at six sites, mostly in the Midwest and on the east and west coasts.

Emory says the award creates new opportunities to advance women's health research on HIV and AIDS.

The focus of research at Emory will be secondary prevention of HIV and AIDS in women through immunological, clinical/translational, pharmacological, epidemiological and behavioral research and clinical interventions.

Emory says long-standing collaborations will provide a large pool of research participants who represent the HIV and AIDS epidemic among women in underserved communities in Georgia.

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