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Gilead Sciences and Precision BioSciences announce collaboration to develop therapies against hepatitis B virus using ARCUS genome editing

FOSTER CITY, Calif. & DURHAM, N.C., Sep. 12, 2018-- Gilead Sciences (Nasdaq: GILD) and Precision BioSciences announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop therapies…

Special antibodies could lead to HIV vaccine

Around one percent of people infected with HIV produce antibodies that block most strains of the virus. These broadly acting antibodies provide the key to developing an effective vaccine against…

Q&A: Assessing ‘spin-off’ impact of HIV/AIDS research

Almost 40 years of HIV/AIDS research has led to substantial advances across many medical fields, according to an editorial published in TheJournal of Infectious Diseases. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of…

Synthetic DNA technology provides a novel strategy for effective delivery of a complex anti-HIV agent

DNA electroporation technology successfully used to direct expression of anti-HIV immunoadhesins and to modulate their function in vivo PHILADELPHIA — (Sept. 4, 2018) — Scientists at The Wistar Institute have…

HIV/AIDS research yields dividends across medical fields

Nearly four decades of study has propelled advances in heart disease, hepatitis, cancer and other diseases. Since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States 37 years…

Webinar: Patient Engagement on Medicines Research & Development

Join us for a webinar about patient engagement in the process of research and development of medicines on Thursday, September 6 from 18:00 to 19:15 CET.   Four European patient…

New antibody analysis accelerates rational vaccine design

Scripps Research study illuminates humoral immune response to experimental vaccines. A team at Scripps Research has come up with a faster way to analyze the outcome of experimental vaccines against…

Scientists say genetically modified rice can prevent HIV

Researchers say a new genetically modified rice can prevent infections of HIV, the virus responsible for the disease AIDS. The researchers recently published their findings in a study in the journal Proceedings of the National…

Details of HIV-1 structure open door for potential therapies

New research provides details of how the structure of the HIV-1 virus is assembled, findings that offer potential new targets for treatment. The study, authored by a multi-institutional team led…

Researchers uncover potential new drug targets in the fight against HIV

Johns Hopkins scientists report they have identified two potential new drug targets for the treatment of HIV. The finding is from results of a small, preliminary study of 19 people…