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IAVI Mourns the Passing of Major Force in HIV Science Dr. Mark Wainberg

April 13, 2017

The world lost a leader in the fight against AIDS this week with the passing of Dr. Mark  Wainberg. The pioneering Canadian researcher is widely recognized for his involvement in the 1989 identification of antiviral drug Lamivudine, which is now one of the most extensively used drugs  in  treating  HIV  and its co-infections.

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IAVI Awarded Grants to Expedite AIDS Vaccine Development

October 3, 2016

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has recently been awarded two new grants by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expedite the development of promising AIDS vaccine candidates and other new biomedical HIV prevention tools. The grants provide for funding in an amount of almost US$60M over three and a half years.

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