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First lady of China Peng Liyuan Visits Fred Hutch in Seattle

By Joanna Law (People's Daily Online)    14:23, September 24, 2015

Peng Liyuan, first lady of China, on Wednesday visited Fred Hutch in Seattle and toured a lab where critical HIV vaccine research is being done.

During the one-hour visit, Peng, a WHO goodwill ambassador for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, met with Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chairs and Trustees Bill and Melinda Gates, Fred Hutch Nobel Prize–winner Dr. Linda Buck and other key researchers

"I cherish the opportunity to discuss with you [HIV vaccine work, cancer research and technology to aid in stopping smoking]," said Peng. "In the future I look forward to more opportunities to work together and contribute shared wisdom on global health challenges. ... Your contributions have given humanity a chance to live longer and better lives."


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