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Women at RTI ‘extremely passionate’ in expanding HIV fight with new $4.8M project, drug research

Scientists at RTI International are deeply involved on a variety of fronts in the fight against HIV, and a team of women is at the forefront of a new $4.8 million effort to help fight unwanted pregnancies as well as prevent HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. “We are extremely passionate about this topic,” Ginger Rothrock, PhD, the project leader and director of technical development and commercialization at RTI.  The new contract, which was disclosed on World AIDS Day last week, is to develop a dual-purpose drug delivery device for both HIV and pregnancy prevention that can be successfully used in the sub-Saharan...

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