medical research

AIDS breakthrough hope

Australia could be the first country to isolate the AIDS virus, leading to a possible cure, according to the head of the Federal Government’s working party on AIDS, Professor David Pennington.

October 28th,1983 1983, Sydney Morning Herald

AIDS News: Adelaide

The Flinders Medical Centre will be conducting research into AIDS and those factors which may predispose some people to an immuno-deficiency type of disease, in collaboration with research groups in Perth and Sydney.

September 8th,1983 1983, Outrage

Homosexuals volunteer for 2-year AIDS study

Melbourne scientists have begun a two-year study of 100 homosexual volunteers to try to discover the link between homosexuality and the disease Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

The project, announced yesterday, is being undertaken jointly by the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

July 6th,1983 1983, The Age

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