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T cells alone are sufficient to establish and maintain HIV infection in the brain

These results indicate that T cells in the brain may be an important reservoir for HIV in patients that should be targeted by HIV cure approaches. CHAPEL HILL, NC, June…

Russian clinical trials market in 2012-2017

The Association of Clinical Trials Organizations published their newsletter “Russian clinical trials market in 2012-2017”. Information about HCV, HIV and TB drugs is included. The publication in English is available…

Discovery reveals how cells try to control levels of key HIV protein

Salk scientists uncover potential new targets for antiviral drugs using novel laboratory method LA JOLLA May 31, 2018—One of the many challenges in treating HIV is that the virus can…

Results of CytoDyn’s PRO 140 CD01 trial and extension study published in HIV Clinical Trials

Data provide support for PRO 140 as long-acting, HIV-1 maintenance therapy VANCOUVER, Washington, May 24, 2018 -- CytoDyn Inc. (OTC.QB:CYDY) announces that results from its CD01 Phase 2b clinical trial…

The rise of broadly neutralizing antibodies

Research on broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) is taking the field of HIV prevention science in new directions, with implications for new prevention interventions and vaccine development. There’s much to know…

Unlocking the secrets of HIV’s persistence

Thanks to advances in the development of anti-retroviral therapy (ART), patients with HIV are living longer than ever before. And yet, even in patients on very effective, long-term ART, HIV…

Genome editing method targets AIDS virus

By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blocking the production of HIV-1 by infected…

Different diseases elicit distinct sets of exhausted T cells

Epigenomics survey of human immune cells has implications for fighting chronic infections, autoimmunity, and cancer The battle between the human immune system and long-term, persisting infections and other chronic diseases…

Discovery of how HIV hedges its bets opens the door to new therapies

Scientists at Gladstone reveal how the virus decides between fates SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 10, 2018 — A stem cell is one with infinite possibilities. So, for decades, scientists have…

How a T cell passes HIV sexually to a new host

While it's well known that HIV is transmitted sexually, how the virus crosses genital mucus membranes to reach its targets in the immune system is less well understood. Previous research…