Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 6th, 2000
The Chicago Tribune newspaper reported on February 17 that Dr. William Heyward, the former chief of the CDC's HIV vaccine unit, helped Brisbane, California-based VaxGen land the grant in October 1999 before joining the company in January 2000.
Heyward, now VaxGen's vice president for international trials, told The Associated Press that while he was in favor of the grant when working for the CDC, several other government officials had to...
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