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Founder of amfAR and Champion of AIDS Research Dies

By Jim Daley | January 18, 2018

Mathilde Krim devoted her life to researching the disease and fighting the stigma associated with it.

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Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired

By Katarina Zimmer | January 3, 2018

The move follows mass resignations from the council in June. 

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Medical organizations endorse the “Undetectable = Untransmissible” campaign, which aims to raise awareness of scientific evidence showing that virally suppressed people living with HIV cannot infect others.

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image: Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990

Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990

By Andrea Anderson | July 17, 2017

Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.

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HIV Vaccines May Help Tamp Down Virus

By Kerry Grens | February 24, 2017

A fraction of HIV patients in a small, uncontrolled study were able to stop antiretroviral therapy after receiving the immune boosters.

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Week in Review: October 24–28

By Bob Grant | October 27, 2016

Patient Zero exonerated; Jack Woodall dies; Wolbachia-harboring mosquitoes deployed in fight against Zika; implanted neurons function in adult mouse brain 

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Whole-genome sequencing of preserved blood samples provides the clearest picture to date of the virus’s arrival and spread in the U.S.

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image: Immunologist, AIDS Research Advocate Dies

Immunologist, AIDS Research Advocate Dies

By Karen Zusi | September 24, 2015

William Paul, the National Institutes of Health’s Laboratory of Immunology chief, passed away at age 79.

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image: Cuba Ends Mother-To-Child HIV

Cuba Ends Mother-To-Child HIV

By Bob Grant | July 2, 2015

The Caribbean nation is the first to effectively eliminate the prenatal transmission of syphilis and the virus that causes AIDS, according to the World Health Organization.

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Outsmarting HIV

By Jef Akst | May 4, 2015

Small molecules that mimic the T-cell surface receptor CD4 could expose the virus to antibody-based immune responses.

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