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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Engineering of broadly reactive seroantibodies
Principal Investigator:

Mohammad Sajadi

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background/Rationale: Currently, there is no effective preventative vaccine for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1, nor is there a cure for this chronic infection. At least one in 250 Veterans is infected with HIV. HIV-1 Clade B strains are the predominant strain in the US, and the overwhelming source of infection for Veterans (97% Clade B). The only treatment available is life-long therapy with combined anti-retroviral therapy. As part of our current Merit Award, we were successful in discove...

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