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Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

, by Emily Newman

Find out what changes HIV can cause in the brain, the effects on memory and thinking you should look out for and what to do if you notice any changes. Read More

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