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UC Davis gets $8.5M for stem-cell research to help AIDS patients
Sacramento Business Journal

The California stem cell agency has approved a $8.5 million grant to researchers at UC Davis who are working on treatments for HIV/AIDS patients who have lymphoma. The Davis team, led by Dr. Mehrdad Abedi and Joseph Anderson, will conduct a clinical trial using bioengineered stem cells to treat HIV patients suffering from the deadly immune system cancer associated with the disease.