AIDS Funding Shifts to the Laboratory

April 1, 1995

WASHINGTON--William Paul, MD, director of the NIH Office of AIDS Research, has announced that AIDS funding will begin to shift away from clinical research toward investigator-initiated laboratory research. He said that continuation of past policies will result in only "slow, fitful progress."

WASHINGTON--William Paul, MD, director of the NIH Office of AIDSResearch, has announced that AIDS funding will begin to shiftaway from clinical research toward investigator-initiated laboratoryresearch. He said that continuation of past policies will resultin only "slow, fitful progress."

Dr. Paul appointed a new task force, chaired by Arnold Levine,a Princeton University molecular biologist, to determine researchpriorities.