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Treatment targets HIV’s last hiding place

Genetically engineered protein helps immune system see and kill cells containing dormant HIV UK scientists may have found a way to destroy HIV's last refuge. A study by Oxford University…

HIV “safe houses” identified

Researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) have identified cells that provide “safe houses” for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during antiretroviral therapy (ART). "We have found…

Sugar-binding protein galectin-9 found to be a new weapon to cure HIV

July 13, 2016, San Francisco, CA -- The ultimate impediment to a cure for HIV infection is the presence of latent, HIV-infected cells, which can reawaken and produce new virus…

NIH expands investment in HIV cure research

Six research teams to lead collaborative investigations worldwide The National Institutes of Health has awarded approximately $30 million in annual funding over the next five years to six research collaborations…

International AIDS Society releases new strategy to guide global HIV cure research

Geneva, Switzerland, 11 July 2016 -- A comprehensive new strategy, developed by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and published online today in the journal Nature Medicine, presents key priorities for…

HIV vaccine research requires unprecedented path

Virus poses unique challenges, demands innovative strategies The development of an effective vaccine to prevent HIV infections would represent a critical step toward ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Thus far, the…

HIV study confirms clinically viable vaccine paving the way for future treatments

Findings also disprove addition of stronger immunologic agent yields a better vaccine A new scientific study conducted by a team of leading AIDS scientists reveal results that lead the way…

“Towards an HIV Cure” workshop at the AIDS2016 Conference on 16/07/2016

The final program of the "Towards an HIV Cure" Workshop held in connection with the AIDS2016 Conference in Durban on 16 July 2016 is now online. Co-organised by the European AIDS…

Research snapshot: No two kinds of retroviruses look – or act – the same

In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology and School of Dentistry at the University of Minnesota report that most types of retroviruses…

Scientists stabilize HIV structure, design potential AIDS vaccine candidates

Findings represent ‘big accomplishment’ in biomedical engineering and design LA JOLLA, CA , June 28, 2016 – Want to catch a criminal? Show a mugshot on the news. Want to…