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IHV in China



On June 22, 2009, the Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) announced the establishment of the Shandong Gallo Institute of Virology (SGIV), named after world renowned virologist and pioneer in retrovirology and HIV/AIDS, Dr. Robert C. Gallo and a prestigious honor bestowed upon the Shandong Institute of Virology.

The mission of the SGIV is to promote the basic science of virology especially in the area of HIV/AIDS and other important and emerging viral diseases, to facilitate translational research and clinical trials for related diseases, and to provide molecular-based testing for disease diagnosis, prognosis and treatment in particular in the area of individualized molecular testing for personalized medicine.