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Research Grant Awarded to Hunter College to Study Factors That Influence HIV Seroconversion Among MSM

July 19, 2017

Hunter College’s Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST; @CHESTNYC) has been awarded a two-year milestone-based award (UG3-AI133674) for more than $2.9 million from the National Institute on Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to address the sustained HIV epidemic among gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (MSM). If agreed upon milestones for the first two years are achieved, an additional three years and more than $3.9 million have been committed. The joint Principal Investigators (PIs) on the award are Dr. Jeffrey Parsons (@DrJeffParsons), Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of CHEST, and Dr. Jonathon Rendina (@ProfRendina), Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Quantitative Methods at CHEST.

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