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Jewish Women on the Map - amFAR - The Foundation for AIDS Research


amFAR - The Foundation for AIDS Research
120 Wall Street, 13th Floor
10005-3908 New York, NY
United States

Biologist Mathilde Krim is amfAR's Founding Chair and was, from 1990 through 2004, the chairman of its Board.  In 1983, she founded the AIDS Medical Foundation (AMF), the first private organization concerned with fostering and supporting AIDS research.  The new Foundation was profiled by the New York Times on June 24, 1983.

See also: Mathilde Krim, "World AIDS Day," Jewesses with Attitude; Science in IsraelHistory of amFAR

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