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PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

April 6, 2015, by

A new study examines HIV drug resistance associated with PrEP, and what it could mean as this highly-effective prevention strategy becomes more prevalent. Read More

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

April 3, 2015, by

The Berlin Patient recently accepted an award at a San Francisco HIV cure symposium. Find out why he receives special recognition as researchers use his case to learn more about how to cure HIV. Read More

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

April 1, 2015, by

A recent New York Times article explains the science behind a new advance that could contribute to a successful HIV vaccine. Read More

Dolutegravir Shows Promise as Part of First-Line HIV Therapy

Dolutegravir Shows Promise as Part of First-Line HIV Therapy

March 30, 2015, by

An integrase inhibitor fared well in a head-to-head comparison with a protease inhibitor regimen for people just starting ART. Find out why this is surprising and what it could mean for treatment naïve people with high viral loads. Read More

Supervisor Wiener: Reclassifying HIV Drugs as “Specialty” is Discriminatory

Supervisor Wiener: Reclassifying HIV Drugs as “Specialty” is Discriminatory

March 26, 2015, by

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.
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