ATLANTA (AP) -- Emory University's has received a federal grant of more than $9 million for its Center for AIDS Research.
The five-year grant includes renewal of the university's designation as a National Institutes of Health AIDS research center. This is the third competitive renewal grant since the Center for AIDS Research at Emory was originally designated and supported by the NIH in 1998.
Since then, NIH has provided more than $24 million to expand NIH-funded AIDS research at Emory through the provision of equipment, services, expertise, training and materials.
Emory is one of 21 NIH-funded AIDS research centers throughout the country. It provides support for 245 Emory and affiliated faculty, research fellows, and post-doctoral fellows who conduct fundamental, translational and applied research in the United States and globally.