UNC researchers receive grant to cure AIDS

University researchers have received a five-year, $32 million grant to search for ways to cure patients of AIDS by purging their reservoirs of infection.

This is the first major grant focused on AIDS eradication, said Dr. David Margolis, principal investigator in the initiative.

The Daily Tar Heel reported in May that researchers hoped to receive the National Institutes of Health grant. To read more about the University’s AIDS research, read the story.

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