Upcoming NIH Funding for HIV Treatments Open to RNAi, microRNA Research Projects | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health this week announced that it plans to issue a funding opportunity designed to foster research into new strategies for fighting HIV, including ones based on siRNAs and microRNAs.

The new initiative builds off of a 2011 program, called Beyond HAART: Innovative Therapies to Control HIV-1, that was focused on new "therapeutic approaches that could allow HIV-1 infected persons to discontinue current HIV-1 treatments for a sustained period without viral rebound."

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