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Disappointing results from “kick and kill” HIV cure study, explained

Disappointing results from “kick and kill” HIV cure study, explained

, by Emily Land

Researchers say that although the two-pronged treatment failed to reduce the viral reservoir, we shouldn’t lose hope that a “kick and kill” strategy might someday be successful. Read More

Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

, by Liz Highleyman

Using PrEP for HIV prevention does not lower levels of feminizing hormones, and hormones only slightly reduce tenofovir levels according to new research. Read More

Broadly neutralizing antibody PGT121 reduces hidden viral reservoir

Broadly neutralizing antibody PGT121 reduces hidden viral reservoir

, by Warren Tong

With implications for an HIV cure, new research shows that HIV that is part of the viral reservoir can be targeted and eliminated. Read More

One man’s experience with gene therapy

One man’s experience with gene therapy

, by Emily Land

Andrew Caldwell explains why he decided to participate in an “intimidating” HIV cure study, and how his life changed as a result.
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An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus embarks on a two-year HIV prevention study, along the way mulling over what might be learned—and how his participation makes a difference. Read More