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We asked a scientist to explain CRISPR to us—and how it’s being used in HIV research

We asked a scientist to explain CRISPR to us—and how it’s being used in HIV research

, by Emily Newman

Molly OhAinle, PhD gives us an easy-to-understand explanation of how gene editing might lead to an HIV cure. Read More

Hear from the man whose bone marrow transplant kept HIV in remission for nearly a year

Hear from the man whose bone marrow transplant kept HIV in remission for nearly a year

, by Emily Newman

Read a Q&A about why he decided to go off his HIV meds, and what it felt like to find out he might have been cured. Read More

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

, by Emily Newman

In this Q&A, Galit Alter, PhD explains her research on broadly functional antibodies and if they can be used to rid the body of the latent HIV reservoir. Read More

Timothy Brown, the Berlin Patient, Celebrates a Decade Cured of HIV

Timothy Brown, the Berlin Patient, Celebrates a Decade Cured of HIV

, by Liz Highleyman

The only person cured of HIV, Brown now takes Truvada as PrEP to prevent a new HIV infection. Read More

In the search for an HIV cure, David Evans explains “freedom” and how to better involve women & people of color

In the search for an HIV cure, David Evans explains “freedom” and how to better involve women & people of color

, by Emily Newman

Find out how a social science research project will tackle the difficult ethical and moral dilemmas that crop up in HIV cure research. Read More