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HIV i-Base: HIV Treatment Bulletin, 22 January 2018

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. The publication started 2018 with a new look: Faster, shorter, more frequent – yet just as cutting edge……

Cancer gene therapy strategy suppresses HIV in lab study

The first FDA-approved gene therapy treatment for cancer patients has shown promise in suppressing HIV infection long term in lab monkeys, according to a study partially funded by amfAR. Researchers…

Timothy Ray Brown, cured of HIV, rallies public to support research funding

New Rochelle, NY, January 17, 2018—In the 10th anniversary year since a bone marrow stem cell transplant cured Timothy Ray Brown of his HIV infection, despite disappointment over decreasing public…

HIV i-Base: HIV Treatment Bulletin, 5 January 2018

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. The publication starts 2018 with a new look: Shorter… faster… more often… More information here. The online version…

NIH study supports use of short-term HIV treatment interruption in clinical trials

Findings may aid design of trials to assess strategies to control HIV without drugs. A short-term pause in HIV treatment during a carefully monitored clinical trial does not lead to…

Selective suppression of inflammation could deplete HIV and control HIV activation

A class of anti-inflammatory drugs already FDA-approved for rheumatoid arthritis could “purge” the reservoir of infected immune cells in people infected by HIV, according to new research. When culturing cells…

Using viruses to fight viruses: new approach eliminates ‘dormant’ HIV-infected cells

While Ottawa researchers are known for their work on cancer-fighting viruses, one team is applying these viruses to a new target: HIV. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University…

ABIVAX’s ABX464 Phase IIa data confirm HIV reservoir reduction

ABIVAX’s ABX464 Phase IIa data confirm HIV reservoir reduction in oral presentation at 8th International Workshop on HIV Persistence During Therapy PARIS, Dec. 15, 2017, 8:00 a.m. CET – ABIVAX…

Frontiers of HIV research: the man who was nearly cured

In 1984, a Canadian gay man named Gaëtan Dugas died of complications from AIDS. Dugas is thought to be the first patient identified as HIV-positive, thus securing a nickname that…

The challenge of defining an HIV cure

What does a cure for HIV infection look like? It sounds like a simple question, but because of the way the virus can persist in the body, there are significant…

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