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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

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

, by Emily Newman

Read why the colonies of bacteria that populate the foreskin affect HIV risk, and how circumcision modifies risk. Read More

Are serious heart problems inevitable for people with HIV? A conversation with cardiologist Priscilla Hsue

Are serious heart problems inevitable for people with HIV? A conversation with cardiologist Priscilla Hsue

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Cardiologist Priscilla Hsue answered questions about inflammation and cardiovascular disease among people living with HIV at a recent Positive Force event. Read More

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

, by Liz Highleyman

Promising research about a new type of HIV drug called GS-CA1, the first capsid inhibitor to enter clinical trials, was shared at CROI 2017. Read More