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  • How did 'the Berlin patient' become cured of HIV?

    Researchers are closer to unraveling the mystery of how Timothy Ray Brown, the only human cured of HIV, defeated the virus, according to a new study. Although the work doesn't provide a definitive answer, it rules out one possible explanation.

    07 October 2014 | Washington Post
  • Early HIV drugs are 'not a cure'

    Giving drugs within hours of HIV infection is not a cure for HIV, according to doctors treating a baby in Milan.

    03 October 2014 | BBC Health
  • Research Toward a Cure Trials

    A listing of clinical trials and observational studies related to the research effort to cure HIV infection, mainly derived from the clinicaltrials.gov online registry.

    02 October 2014 | Treatment Action Group
  • Monkey Study Suggests Radiation Didn’t Cure ‘Berlin Patient’ of HIV

    A primate study has suggested that the radiation part of the leukemia treatment the “Berlin patient” received was not what functionally cured him of HIV.

    01 October 2014 | AIDSMeds
  • How did the 'Berlin patient' rid himself of HIV?

    Researchers are closer to unraveling the mystery of how Timothy Ray Brown, the only human cured of HIV, defeated the virus, according to a new study. Although the work doesn’t provide a definitive answer, it rules out one possible explanation.

    29 September 2014 | Science
  • The Only People Who Have Ever Been Cured of HIV/AIDS

    Over the past few years, a tiny number of people appeared to have had active, living, reproducing HIV completely eliminated from their bodies. Here's a quick look at the most solidly documented "functional HIV cure" cases we know of today.

    24 September 2014 | The Body Pro
  • Sharon Lewin appointed to lead Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

    Leading infectious disease expert Professor Sharon Lewin has been appointed the inaugural Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne.

    15 September 2014 | Peter Doherty Institute
  • A "Bad Year" for HIV Cure Research? Experts Mix Realism and Hope

    At ICAAC 2014, a major gathering of infectious disease experts, we heard speeches and spoke with leading HIV researchers about their evolving feelings regarding our fraught pathway toward a cure and the efforts currently underway to get us there.

    11 September 2014 | The Body Pro
  • SIV Reservoir Fills Before Viremia in Rectally Infected Monkeys

    In macaques rectally infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the latent viral reservoir starts to fill with proviral DNA before viral RNA can be detected in peripheral blood. Findings from this study could help explain why HIV rebounded in the Mississippi child after being undetected for over 2 years.

    11 September 2014 | International AIDS Society
  • Beyond the Berlin patient – seeking a cure for HIV-AIDS

    Researchers from many corners of the world, including the Nobel Prize winning co-discoverer of the AIDS virus Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, are in Seattle this week to explore the possibility of curing people of HIV.

    28 August 2014 | Humanosphere
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