Friday, December 2, 2011

Bill Gates visits CNY for HIV/AIDS research update


Computer technology icon and ardent philanthropist Bill Gates, pictured at center, came to the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard on Nov. 11 for an update on the research that someday may result in an HIV/AIDS vaccine. During his visit, Gates met with Bruce Walker, MD, director of the Institute, far left, members of the Ragon Institute Steering Committee and other Ragon research faculty. In 2007, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation –  the largest private foundation in the world – donated $20 million in support of the work led by Walker.

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