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Early Antiretroviral Therapy: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Early Antiretroviral Therapy: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Liz Highleyman

Early delivery of antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after HIV infection holds promise as a way to reduce the size of the viral reservoir. What does this mean for HIV cure research? Read More

Predicting HIV Rebound: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Predicting HIV Rebound: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Liz Highleyman

When HIV treatment is stopped, viral load rebounds. New research that can predict viral load rebound might prove useful for researchers working on an HIV cure. Read More

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