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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…

Special issue of the Lancet HIV on prevention

Ahead of AIDS 2016 in Durban, the Lancet HIV has just released a special “prevention issue”. The articles are at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhiv/issue/current, and the list of articles with direct links. The…

Researcher receives grant to understand why some individuals with HIV avoid ‘duet of death’

Findings could offer hope for TB prevention, cure Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine experts and colleagues in the United States and Africa have received an $11 million, five-year…

Take the ECDC Digital Toolkit Survey

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, with assistance from Terrence Higgins Trust and Soa Aids Nederland, is developing a toolkit for effective use of key digital platforms for…

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…

Brexit’s effects on science

Researchers raise concerns related to collaboration, funding, and regulatory decisions. Britons yesterday (June 23) voted in favor of leaving the European Union (E.U.). While the effects of this decision on…