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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Elucidating mechanisms of HIV-1 mucosal transmission
Principal Investigator:

John C. Kappes

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $182,577
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract HIV/AIDS has spread relentlessly since it was first identified in 1983, causing one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. Historical accounts of infectious diseases show that they can have a major impact on U.S. Armed Forces. With 34 million individuals infected worldwide, HIV-1 poses a significant and persistent threat to force readiness and the stability of many nation-states. The incidence of HIV/AIDS infection among U.S. service personnel is significant...

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