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Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Liz Highleyman

Blocking a signaling molecule called PD-1 on immune cells is one way researchers are reducing HIV viral load and improving immune system function in monkeys. Find out what role this strategy might play in the search for an HIV cure. Read More

Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Emily Newman

A new type of drug has been found to help reduce the viral reservoir by “shocking” HIV-infected cells out of latency and making them more susceptible to a killing mechanism.
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Putting an HIV Cure in Context

Putting an HIV Cure in Context

, by Emily Newman

When can we expect an HIV cure? Last December, the New Yorker summarized how the brightest researchers are tackling this persistent virus. Read More

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Hiroyu Hatano

Heroes in the Fight: Meet Hiroyu Hatano

, by Emily Newman

Dr. Hiroyu Hatano developed an innovative HIV treatment program from an unlikely source: research focused on finding cure. Learn more about how her work improves people’s health and prepares them for a future when an HIV cure exists. Read More

Setbacks and Progress in the Search for an HIV Cure

Setbacks and Progress in the Search for an HIV Cure

, by Liz Highleyman

What’s new in the quest for an HIV cure? Get the inside scoop on cure science from AIDS 2014. Read More