Searching for a cure for HIV and AIDS

News
July 22, 2020

A 36-year-old man in Brazil has seemingly cleared an HIV infection—making him the proof of principle in humans of a novel drug strategy designed to flush the AIDS virus out of all of its reservoirs in the body.

News
May 19, 2020

It’s not an AIDS vaccine but it may be the closest thing to one so far. A long-acting antiretroviral drug given as an injection every 2 months powerfully protected uninfected people from HIV in a large-scale study that was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

News
November 28, 2019

A second case of HIV transmission from someone interrupting their HIV therapy as part of a cure study has been published.

Blog
November 25, 2019

This month, a new strain of HIV was discovered for the first time in nearly two decades, providing the global community with a more complete map of how the virus evolves.

Blog
September 16, 2019

This has been a landmark year for HIV treatment; a seven-year study confirmed that taking ART can prevent transmission between gay couples and a second patient has been effectively cured of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant as a cancer treatment.

Resource
August 26, 2019

Broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) are currently under investigation as a therapy for HIV-1 infection and recent clinical trials have shown prolonged viral suppression by bnAbs during antiretroviral treatment interruption.

Blog
March 12, 2019

When I began caring for people with HIV in the early 1980s, the disease was usually a death sentence. We had no drugs to fight the virus, and most of our patients died within months to a year.

Event
November 14, 2018

Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several fields and many continents.

Resource
October 18, 2018

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 24-27 October 2018, focused on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers in the region and featured a wide range of topics, 

Opportunity
August 24, 2018

The HIV Prevention Research Advocacy Fellows Program pairs emerging leaders in advocacy and activism with existing organizations to develop and execute creative, context-specific projects focused on HIV prevention research.