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Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

, by Liz Highleyman

The Berlin Patient recently accepted an award at a San Francisco HIV cure symposium. Find out why he receives special recognition as researchers use his case to learn more about how to cure HIV. Read More

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

, by Emily Newman

A recent New York Times article explains the science behind a new advance that could contribute to a successful HIV vaccine. 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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Abdominal Body Fat Gains on ART and Viral Load: It Matters Where You Start

Abdominal Body Fat Gains on ART and Viral Load: It Matters Where You Start

, by Emily Newman

Gains in abdominal body fat and other types of lipodystrophy can be one side effect of antiretroviral therapy. New research gives insight into one potential cause. Read More

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

, by Emily Newman

Topically applied microbicides intended to prevent HIV often fare poorly in clinical trials. New research suggests one reason why. Read More