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HIV latency differs across tissues in the body

Mechanisms that govern HIV transcription and latency differ in the gut and blood, according to a study published November 15 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Steven Yukl of San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues.

Published
16 November 2018
From
EurekAlert (press release)
Community Recommendations for Clinical Research Involving Antiretroviral Treatment Interruptions in Adults

Scientists working to develop a cure for HIV infection sometimes need to conduct clinical trials in which participants are asked to temporarily interrupt ART, which contradicts the recommendations and guidelines for people with HIV under medical care.

Published
15 November 2018
From
TAG
Viral load in semen rapidly rebounds to infectious levels during HIV treatment breaks

Viral load rebounds rapidly in semen to potentially infectious levels following interruption of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to French research published in AIDS.Increases in viral load in both

Published
14 November 2018
By
Michael Carter
Gammora does not cure HIV

An Israeli biotech company has issued a misleading press release which has encouraged some media outlets to falsely suggest that a new drug, Gammora, may be able

Published
06 November 2018
By
Roger Pebody
STEPS V: HIV cure community workshop in Glasgow

STEPS, a community initiative to design the pathway to a long-term remission of HIV infection, has reached its 5th edition in Glasgow. This year the theme of the meeting that was held just before the opening of the HIV Drug Therapy Congress was ‘socio-behavioural science and ethics around HIV cure research’.

Published
01 November 2018
From
EATG
First large HIV prevention trial using antibodies will probably not be the last

The HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid last week was dominated by studies of one type of molecule – broadly neutralising antibodies

Published
29 October 2018
By
Gus Cairns
The Miami monkey cured with two antibodies

A ‘functional cure’ of HIV has been achieved in one monkey given gene therapy that induced it to make two broadly neutralising antibodies against the

Published
26 October 2018
By
Gus Cairns
‘Fear overcome by love’: why I participated in HIV cure research

Researchers may not know me, but they know my blood cells. I am participant 2512 of the Observational Study of the Consequences of the Protease Inhibitor Era (SCOPE). I was told that my case of HIV was discovered at the earliest stage of infection in history. This is not the life accomplishment that I would want to be remembered for. However, when I found out, I did want to help my fellow human beings.

Published
22 October 2018
From
Journal of Virus Eradication
Second case of potential HIV eradication

One of the highlights of the BHIVA Autumn Conference, slipped in as a couple of slides at the end of the meeting, was that the UK might have a second potential case of HIV eradication (although this is one of the presentations is one that is not online).

Published
22 October 2018
From
HIV i-Base
First HIV-positive to HIV-negative liver transplant raises intriguing questions for cure research

An HIV-negative child received a liver transplant from its HIV-positive mother and now appears to have no evidence of HIV infection apart from a very weak antibody

Published
19 October 2018
By
Keith Alcorn

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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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