UR named Center for AIDS Research by National Institutes of Health

Posted at: 05/08/2013 2:07 PM

A major step forward for research at the University of Rochester. The university has been named a Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health.

The new designation means more money will be dedicated to HIV and AIDS research across the university. The designation is only give to institutions with a certain level of existing funding from grants.

The UR received more than $15 million in funding in 2011 and it now joins 17 other institutes with the title of Center for AIDS Research.