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Researchers develop new method to generate human antibodies

An international team of scientists has developed a method to rapidly produce specific human antibodies in the laboratory. The technique, which will be described in a paper to be published…

Lay Summaries workshop: Report now out!

Today the results from clinical trials are usually discussed within the scientific community only and are seldom spread to the general public. With the release of the EU Clinical Trials…

Heart toxin reveals new insights into HIV-1 integration in T cell genome

Digoxin exposes link between T cell activation and targeted HIV-1 integration in specific genes Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 may have evolved to integrate its genetic material into certain immune-cell-activating genes…

Social scientists reveal structure of AIDS denialist online communities

HSE researchers examined the structure of online communities of Russian AIDS denialists - people who deny the reality of HIV and AIDS - and the manner in which they spread…

1st Interim Meeting for ESTICOM

EATG participated in the 1st Interim Meeting of the ESTICOM project (http://www.esticom.eu) in Brussels on 17-18/7. ESTICOM is, to some extent, the continuation and revision of the much-used and very useful…

NIH-supported scientists elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV in calves

Unique structure of bovine bNAbs may inform HIV vaccine, therapeutics design. Scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health have achieved a significant step forward, eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs)…

Massive simulation shows HIV capsid interacting with its environment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jul 19, 2017 — It took two years on a supercomputer to simulate 1.2 microseconds in the life of the HIV capsid, a protein cage that shuttles the HIV…

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…

Scientists capture first high resolution image of key HIV protein transitional state

LA JOLLA, CA – July 12, 2017 – A new, three-dimensional snapshot of HIV demonstrates the radical structural transformations that enable the virus to recognize and infect host cells, according…