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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

GSK CEO Sir Andrew Witty speaks at the event in which the Carolina and GSK announced the creation of the dedicated HIV Cure center and a jointly owned new company that will focus on discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS. Also on stage are, from left, Gov. Pat McCrory, Zhi Hong, Chancellor Carol L. Folt and David Margolis.

Carolina, GSK partner to accelerate search for HIV cure

On May 11, the University officially announced the formation of a jointly owned company with GlaxoSmithKline that will be dedicated to finding a cure for HIV/AIDS. In a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, the two organizations will combine resources to launch the HIV Cure center and Qura Therapeutics.
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