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New grants for HIV cure research

amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, this week announced substantial new grants for research designed to determine whether a cure for HIV infection is possible. “amfAR

Published
13 May 2010
By
Press Release
The cure

Could we eliminate HIV from the body altogether? Keith Alcorn looks at the latest milestones in a long journey of discovery.

Published
03 December 2009
From
HIV treatment update
Researchers identify promising agents for HIV cure research

Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge

Published
02 September 2009
By
Keith Alcorn
`Shock and kill` approach awakens latent HIV in test tube

Cells harbouring latent HIV can be shocked into expressing virus in the test tube using a class of drugs previously thought to be too toxic

Published
05 June 2009
By
Keith Alcorn
HIV cure needs to be scientific, funding priority, researchers and advocates warn

A long-term public-private partnership should be developed to overcome barriers to a cure for HIV infection, a group of leading HIV researchers from academia and

Published
05 March 2009
By
Keith Alcorn
A ‘functional cure’?

Examining the excitement over a bone marrow transplant that ‘eradicated’ HIV, by Edwin J Bernard.

Published
01 December 2008
From
HIV treatment update
HIV eradication unlikely following bone marrow transplantation

The first published report of the HIV eradication potential of a bone marrow transplant in an individual on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has concluded

Published
24 April 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
AmfAR funds 'bold' viral eradication studies

The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) have announced that they are funding a dozen different studies that explore the eradication of HIV from the

Published
04 July 2006
By
Edwin J. Bernard
UK man's HIV 'cure' premature and unsubstantiated

Reports that a UK man has "cured" himself of HIV appear to be premature. Andrew Stimpson, 25, gave interviews to two UK Sunday newspapers, both

Published
15 November 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Study shows why antiretrovirals cannot eradicate HIV

A study published in the November edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation has shed new light onto why individuals who have received effective anti-HIV

Published
02 November 2005
By
Michael Carter

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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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