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Dr. Carl June weaves together HIV and cancer research to advance cures for both

CAR T-cell pioneer and one-time bone marrow transplant fellow gave keynote at HIV cure conference Read the full publication here.

What can science learn from a child who has controlled HIV without drugs for more than 8 years?

PARIS, 26 July 2017—An HIV-infected child in South Africa who is controlling the virus without antiretroviral (ARV) drugs has reinvigorated the push to find ways to allow people to control…

HIV cure: Could cancer Tx be the answer?

Similarities and synergies open new doors for exploration PARIS, July 24, 2017 -- At the beginning of symposium here on the possibility of curing HIV, a French researcher threw up an…

Child living with HIV maintains remission without drugs since 2008

Child treated in infancy as part of NIH-funded study. A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during…

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according to scientists meeting in Paris. The body's normal defences struggle to…

Study advances the ability to expose latent HIV

Exposing hidden HIV reservoirs so that they can be cleared is a strategy being tested in efforts to develop therapies to cure the nearly 40 million people worldwide living with…

Apply now! STEPS – Cure Workshop at the EACS Conference in Milan

If you are planning to attend the EACS meeting in Milan, Italy (October 25-27, 2017), you are invited to apply to attend the fourth community meeting on HIV cure, therapeutic…

July 2017 issue of Journal of Virus Eradication now online

The July issue of the Journal includes papers on a range of topics and reviews on three different viruses: Zika, hepatitis C virus and HIV. To read an overview of…

Evidence of smaller HIV reservoirs in a Ugandan cohort

The size of the reservoir of replication-competent HIV that persists in individuals on ART has been described in several studies from North America, but no information has previously been presented…

Reservoirs of latent HIV can grow despite effective therapy, study shows

Researchers have found that immune cells latently infected with HIV can proliferate, carrying the virus along with cellular DNA Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report new evidence that immune cells…