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Scientists find missing clue to how HIV hacks cells to propagate itself

Computer modeling has helped a team of scientists, including several scholars from the University of Chicago, to decode previously unknown details about the process by which HIV forces cells to…

Promising new drug for hepatitis B tested

Promising new drug for hepatitis B tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute San Antonio, Texas (November 7, 2017) – Research at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) on the…

Scratching the surface of mature monocytes…and coming up with CXCR7

New research in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology reveals potential therapeutic target to reduce brain inflammation in disease New research published online in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology showed for…

Gene discovery in monkeys could shed light on defense against HIV

Vervet monkeys found in Africa and the Caribbean are the most abundant natural hosts of the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a close relative of HIV/AIDS. Unlike humans with HIV however,…

Genetic Immunity developing next generation of DNA vaccine platform for HIV therapy, various cancers

Genetic Immunity, a US clinical stage biotechnology company, is developing DermaVir, a nanomedicine lead product candidate for the treatment of HIV and other chronic diseases. The company is looking for…

New molecule shows promise in HIV vaccine design

Vaccine candidate spurs animals to produce antibodies against protective sugars of multiple HIV strains Researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University have designed a novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate…

Mathematically modeling HIV drug pharmacodynamics

37 million people around the world today live with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is responsible for roughly 1.1 million deaths caused by AIDS-related conditions. The virus replicates by inserting…

World first: scientists find where HIV ‘hides’ to evade detection by the immune system

In a decades-long game of hide and seek, scientists from Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research have confirmed for the very first time the specific immune memory T-cells where infectious…

Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus

A University of Alabama at Birmingham team led by Jamil Saad, Ph.D., has solved the last unknown protein structure of HIV-1, the retrovirus that can cause AIDS. Knowledge of this…

New research opens the door to ‘functional cure’ for HIV

JUPITER, FL – October 17, 2017 – In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps…

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