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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Turning “off” these 3 genes would protect T cells from HIV

Turning “off” these 3 genes would protect T cells from HIV

, by Emily Newman

New research finds possible gene therapy targets for HIV treatment and cure. Read More

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

, by Emily Newman

Findings may help explain why early ART may improve, but fail to fully restore, health and life expectancies of people living with HIV on therapy. Read More

No decrease in HIV infections among gay men per CDC data; More PrEP coverage needed

No decrease in HIV infections among gay men per CDC data; More PrEP coverage needed

, by Emily Newman

Every year for the last 5 years, about 26,000 gay men contracted HIV in the U.S. For PrEP to make a dent in this number, increasing coverage to people who may benefit from PrEP must be a priority. Read More

Repealing Obamacare will have “devastating” consequences for millions—and many who are living with HIV

Repealing Obamacare will have “devastating” consequences for millions—and many who are living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

Will the incoming administration be able to repeal the Affordable Care Act? And if so, how might if affect people living with HIV? Read More

How close are we to a cure for HIV? A Q&A with HIV cure science superstars

How close are we to a cure for HIV? A Q&A with HIV cure science superstars

, by Emily Newman

The amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research at UCSF tackled questions about an HIV cure earlier this month. Read More