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An $80,000 grant from The Campbell Foundation will help scientist Natalia Freund continue her HIV vaccine studies.
A South African study found that treating the virus within 48 hours or waiting up to two weeks led to comparable viral suppression rates.
Trying to mimic the “Berlin Patient” cure, researchers edited the CCR5 gene in the immune stem cells of a man with leukemia and HIV.
A survey of attitudes regarding participation in HIV cure research found a disconnect between perception and practice.
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They’re the 2019 recipients of amfAR’s Mathilde Krim Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Research.
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New forms of treatment and PrEP and, hopefully, an at least partially effective vaccine will be key to fighting the epidemic in the 2020s.
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Last year, the federal agency invested nearly $300 million in the search for HIV cure therapies.
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“Young researchers such as myself…can provide a new perspective and contribute to the conversation for a cure,” says Chidera Ejikeme.
This finding from early laboratory research may aid in the quest for cure therapies.
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