The Closer Than You Know Project Team's mission is to raise money and awareness within Atlanta's GLBT community for the Emory Vaccine Center's HIV/AIDS vaccine research. It is our passion to broaden the knowledge and participation of our community in support of the Vaccine Center through education and raising awareness. We are committed to helping ensure that our own Emory Vaccine Center is "closer than we know" to finding an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine.
About the Center
The Emory Vaccine Center was founded in 1996 to develop vaccines against chronic and infectious diseases. With 35 scientists plus over two-hundred graduate students and research staff, Emory's vaccine center is one of the largest, most comprehensive, and most successful in the world. From the beginning, developing an AIDS vaccine has been our top priority. In addition, our scientists are working on vaccines for influenza, hepatitis C, malaria, MORE>>
Why we need your Support
The world desperately needs effective AIDS vaccines, and the Emory Vaccine Center is at the forefront of AIDS vaccine development. We are doing amazing things with every dollar available. On average, each private-funding dollar an Emory Vaccine Center scientist receives is leveraged into 17 additional research dollars in the form of prestigious foundation and federal grants. Where else can you get this kind of return on investment and support research that will save lives for years to come? We are CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW to developing vaccines against AIDS. Please become a Champion for Hope
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