A Ghanaian PhD research scientist has obtained a $140,000 grant to develop new HIV medicines. Daniel Adu-Ampratwum received the Collaborative Development Program (CDP) fund through the HIV Interaction and Viral Evolution (HIVE) Center. The Ohio State University College researcher is expected to add to the efforts of five other HIVE investigators.
A Ghanaian PhD research scientist, Daniel Adu-Ampratwum, has received a $140,000 grant to develop new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) medicines. He received the Collaborative Development Program (CDP) fund through the HIV Interaction and Viral Evolution (HIVE) Center, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded organisation, for HIV/AIDS medicines discovery and development.
Adu-Ampratwum successfully obtained the CDP grant per year for two years to help him with his investigations, the university said.
The fund is awarded to young investigators at an early stage in their career to develop a collaborative research programme working with HIVE investigators.
Not long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian DPhil student, Josephine Agyeman-Duah, has been named the PhD Student of the Year for the Postgrad Awards 2022 at Oxford University.
Agyeman-Duah is a student at the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health of the prestigious university, where she is also a member of the INTERGROWTH-21ST research group. The award recognises her as an excellent and inquisitive researcher who plays an integral part in the team, according to the university.