What Would You Do to Cure HIV?
Research geared toward curing HIV is experiencing a resurgence. With new enthusiasm and increased funding, researchers are beginning to plot new interventions to bombard the virus in unusual ways. The first round of studies is bound to carry serious health risks, however, and many will fail. The big unanswered questions are whether HIV-positive people will volunteer for these trials—and if so, whether the FDA and other regulators will let them.
May 24, 2011
Friends in Deed: Talk Back at The Normal Heart
The May 17 performance of The Normal Heart included an informative talk back session with Cynthia O'Neal, the founder of Friends in Deed, and Anthony Rapp,
an original cast member of Rent and Friends In Deed board member.
AIDS Walk New York 2011
Rain did not dissuade 45,000
New Yorkers from gathering in Central Park to join the 26th annual AIDS Walk
New York, organized by Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). By the end of the day, Sunday,
May 15, walkers and supporters raised $6,214,768 for GMHC and 41 other local
AIDS service organizations. (Watch video.)
Patient No More
Timothy Brown—a.k.a. "the Berlin Patient"—is the Man Who Once Had HIV. Recovered from a deadly form of leukemia and now virus-free, Brown embodies the hopes of scientists and millions of people living with the virus. Brown’s road to a cure is unlikely to be traveled by others. But his journey provides critical proof of a concept that just may lead to the end of AIDS-by offering clues for how to develop a safe, affordable cure for all. (Watch video.)
30 Years of AIDS: Carlos del Rio, MD
Carlos del Rio, MD, co-director of the Emory Center for AIDS Research, speaks with POZ Editor-in-Chief Regan Hofmann about evolutions in AIDS treatment. (Watch video.)