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`More money needed` for HIV cure

More investment is needed to find a cure for HIV, the new head of the International Aids Society has said.

Published
01 June 2011
From
BBC
Novel vaccine did not protect monkeys against infection – but may have cured them

A novel vaccine using the common virus Cytomegalovirus (CMV) as the vector or container of proteins from the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) protected none of a

Published
19 May 2011
By
Gus Cairns
TV interview: Timothy Ray Brown, Berlin patient, says his HIV is cured

Timothy Ray Brown tested positive for HIV back in 1995, but has now entered scientific journals as the first man in world history to have that HIV virus completely eliminated from his body in what doctors call a “functional cure.”

Published
17 May 2011
From
CBS News San Francisco
HIV gene therapy

In April’s HTU, we featured a news story, reporting that a group of patients had had their CD4 counts boosted by a form of gene therapy – and

Published
01 May 2011
From
HIV treatment update
Gold-based drug shows promise in clearing HIV reservoir in monkey study

A gold-based drug already used for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis significantly reduced the reservoir of viral DNA and the population of long-lived HIV-infected memory CD4+ cells in a

Published
20 April 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
Towards a cure for all: How we might do it

In the second part of this two-part feature, Gus Cairns investigates current research into finding a cure for HIV.

Published
01 March 2011
From
HIV treatment update
Towards a cure for all (part one)

For the first time, someone has been cured of HIV infection. It was a brutal and expensive procedure but, as Gus Cairns reports, in the first of a

Published
09 February 2011
From
HIV treatment update
Stem cell transplant has cured HIV infection in 'Berlin patient', say doctors

Doctors who carried out a stem cell transplant on an HIV-infected man with leukaemia in 2007 say they now believe the man to have been cured of

Published
13 December 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
Cure for HIV infection must now be major scientific priority, Vienna AIDS conference hears

A cure for HIV infection is scientifically feasible and increasingly necessary, but the goal requires focus and funding, said Sharon Lewin of Monash University in Melbourne, in a

Published
19 July 2010
By
Liz Highleyman
HIV cure efforts severely underfunded, US activists report

Only 3% of the US AIDS research budget is currently devoted to efforts to find a cure for HIV infection, according to a new report

Published
13 July 2010
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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