Placing HIV and hepatitis C drugs on “specialty” tiers affects their access and affordability. Supervisor Scott Wiener called attention to this issue during a recent San Francisco hearing.
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.
Dr. Paul Volberding played an integral role in establishing a dedicated HIV/AIDS treatment program at San Francisco General in 1983. The San Francisco Examiner recently published a piece sharing his perspective on how far we’ve come since the early days of the epidemic. Read More
Dr. Robert Grant tells us how results from the Ipergay study inform guidance on how to stop taking PrEP if it’s no longer needed. Read More
TheBodyPRO.com tells us why a major study on the effectiveness of an HIV prevention gel failed—and what this means for the future of vaginal microbicides. Read More