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Largest study of 'post-treatment controllers' reveals clues about HIV remission

Much remains unknown about this unique group of individuals, known as HIV post-treatment controllers, including how rare this ability is. Two new studies—including the largest study of post-treatment controllers to date—explore the characteristics of this group as well as the biological mechanisms that may help explain this unique ability.

Published
14 September 2018
From
Medical Xpress
Researchers date 'hibernating' HIV strains, advancing BC's leadership in HIV cure research

Researchers have developed a novel way for dating 'hibernating' HIV strains, in an advancement for HIV cure research. Published in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS' first major scientific contribution to the area of HIV cure research confirms that dormant HIV strains can persist in the body for decades.

Published
06 September 2018
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
AIDS 2018 HIV cure research highlights

The 22nd International AIDS Conference took place in Amsterdam from July 23–27, 2018. Here, we summarize key highlights on HIV cure-related research from the conference.

Published
30 August 2018
From
Positively Aware
Towards an HIV cure with optimism

‘Freedom!’ ‘hope’ ‘the ability to live life to the fullest’ were the top responses to the question ‘what would a HIV cure mean to you?’ when I asked community participants at AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam. Engaging in HIV cure efforts for many of us means growing our shared freedom, hope and love. As a person who shares this community sentiment, what follows is an optimist’s gaze of progress towards a HIV cure.

Published
23 August 2018
From
HIV Cure
‘It’s sobering’: A once-exciting HIV cure strategy fails its test in people

When Science published a monkey study nearly 2 years ago that showed an anti-inflammatory antibody effectively cured monkeys intentionally infected with the simian form of the AIDS virus, the dramatic results turned many heads. But some skeptical researchers thought the data looked too good to be true and predicted the intervention wouldn’t work on HIV in humans. They were right.

Published
30 July 2018
From
Science
Fauci: HIV remission free of antiretroviral therapy is a feasible goal

Long-lasting control of HIV infection without antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a feasible goal that deserves vigorous pursuit, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., will assert during a lecture on Wednesday, July 25 at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam.

Published
25 July 2018
From
National Institutes of Health
Study indicates potential breakthrough HIV drug

French biotech Abivax announces results of three month course of rev gene disruptor drug ABX464. Reductions in viral DNA seen in 50%. See http://www.aidsmap.com/ABX464-reduces-HIV-reservoir-but-doesnt-delay-viral-rebound/page/3184750/ for earlier study.

Published
05 July 2018
From
Pharmaphorum
What’s the fuss about a functional cure?

A recent study from researchers in Hong Kong has got the world’s media talking about a functional cure for HIV. A quick search for the terms ‘HIV, functional cure, Hong Kong’ yields a long list of articles and videos from around the world. Twitter has also been going crazy. Read on to find out what the researchers did, what they found, and more importantly, what this means for people living with HIV.

Published
22 June 2018
From
HIV Cure
Strategies for a cure

Three researchers talk with PA editor Jeff Berry about ongoing HIV cure research within the ACTG, treatment interruptions, and when we might see a cure.

Published
12 June 2018
From
Positively Aware
People with Innate Resistance to HIV Could Provide a Functional HIV Cure

In the process of studying HIV-infected patients who naturally don’t need therapy to control the virus, scientists have found what could become a functional cure for HIV infections.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Labiotech.eu (blog)

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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