News & CommentAIDS Research

Netherlands Pulls Top Teams' Funding

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Science  19 Sep 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5333, pp. 1757
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5333.1757a

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Over the past 13 years, a close-knit collaboration of HIV researchers in Amsterdam has turned this city of canals and museums into a highly rated center for AIDS research. But this month the Dutch government announced that it plans to end the group's special funding, a move that scientists from around the world say could jeopardize continued progress against the disease.