A Native Son Comes Home to Help

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Science  23 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5474, pp. 2166
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5474.2166

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NAIROBI, KENYA-- In December 1996, Omu Anzala returned to Kenya after completing his Ph.D. work in Canada on HIV's interactions with the immune system to work with a collaborative AIDS research project started by researchers from his university and the University of Manitoba. Now the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has funded Anzala and his collaborators to fashion an AIDS vaccine based on a strain of HIV circulating in Kenya.