Oregon Research Team Receives $25 Million to Find HIV Vaccine from Gates Foundation

September 4, 2014 5:07 AM

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Oregon Research Team Receives $25 Million to Find HIV Vaccine from Gates Foundation

Bill Gates has been incredibly active after he retired from Microsoft. With a huge fortune accumulated after years of high-tech entrepreneurship, the IT innovator decided to act towards reducing the world’s poverty by funding original ideas. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded numerous teams tackling transmittable diseases. Gates decided to even fund the best idea for a next generation condom that maintains the pleasure of the sexual act, while protecting participants from sharing deadly diseases.

HIV is one of the deadliest form of transmittable diseases. Now, Gates offered $25 million to a team of researchers from Oregon to help them take their research further. Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University said they plan to develop a cure that will do more than prevent future infecti...

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