National Aids Strategy

This week, the Clinton Administration announced a national AIDS strategy, centered around six goals to guide research efforts. In this hour of Science Friday, join Ira Flatow as he and his guests discuss the country's first national policy on AIDS: which issues it addresses, what it ignores, and whether the new strategy goes far enough in its support of AIDS vaccine programs. Plus, the latest on bone marrow transplants to treat the disease. Guests: Patricia Fleming White House AIDS Policy Director Washington, D.C. Charles Carpenter Chair of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council National Institutes of Health Professor of Medicine Brown University School of Medicine Providence, Rhode Island John Moore Staff Investigator Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center Rockefeller University New York, New York Suzanne Ildstad Professor of Surgery Director of the Institute of Cellular Therapies Allegheny University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Listeners call in

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