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Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant
Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.
Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant
Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant

Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.

Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.

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Luc Montagnier, Virologist who Codiscovered HIV, Dies at Age 89
Natalia Mesa | Feb 11, 2022
The Nobel laureate had courted controversy in recent years on vaccines and other matters.
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Woman’s Body Appears to Rid Itself of HIV
Chloe Tenn | Nov 18, 2021
Researchers report what appears to be the second case of a person’s immune system clearing the virus on its own.
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HIV DNA Circularizes to Bypass CRISPR-Based Treatments
Nele Haelterman, PhD
CRISPR-mediated removal of HIV can create small, infectious DNA molecules.
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Timothy Ray Brown, First Person to Be Cured of HIV, Dies
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2020
The AIDS activist, also known as the Berlin patient, represented optimism that scientists could find a way to beat HIV.
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Pioneering Molecular Virologist Flossie Wong-Staal Dies
Amanda Heidt | Jul 14, 2020
The University of California, San Diego, researcher helped identify the HIV retrovirus responsible for AIDS and developed treatments still in use today.
How Infectious Diseases Affect the Brain
The Scientist Creative Services Team
From a loss of taste to dementia, infectious agents cause an array of neurological symptoms.
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Opinion: Don’t Disparage the Pace of COVID-19 Research
John D. Loike and Salomon Amar | Jun 22, 2020
Fast science—with all its warts—is making unprecedented progress in the fight against COVID-19.
HIV Researcher Gita Ramjee Dies of Complications Tied to COVID-19
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2020
The South African scientist fought for women’s access to healthcare in disadvantaged communities.
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Image of the Day: 70 Years of Disease Research
Amy Schleunes | Jan 21, 2020
A video chronicles the course of disease research and prompts questions about where scientists may focus their studies in the future.
Long-Term HIV Remission After Medicine Discontinued
Kerry Grens | Mar 5, 2019
The “London patient” may represent the second person cured of the infection by a cell transplant.
Experts Applaud, Question President’s Pledge to End AIDS Epidemic
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 6, 2019
Donald Trump announced a plan to drastically cut HIV transmission by 2030, but some scientists and nonprofits aren’t sure the administration will follow through.
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2018
Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Heckler led the agency from 1983 to 1985, and helped promote research into AIDS.
CDC Director Delivers Passionate Speech to Agency
Jim Daley | Mar 30, 2018
Robert Redfield emphasized the importance of science and data in meeting with employees.
AIDS Researcher Emerges as Top Candidate to Head CDC
Ashley Yeager | Mar 19, 2018
Robert Redfield would replace Brenda Fitzgerald, who resigned in January over unresolved conflicts of interest.
Founder of amfAR and Champion of AIDS Research Dies
Jim Daley | Jan 17, 2018
Mathilde Krim devoted her life to researching the disease and fighting the stigma associated with it.
Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 2, 2018
The move follows mass resignations from the council in June. 
Health Officials Agree Undetectable HIV Levels Likely Mean Uninfectious
Catherine Offord | Nov 26, 2017
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.
Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990
Andrea Anderson | Jul 16, 2017
Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.
HIV Vaccines May Help Tamp Down Virus
Kerry Grens | Feb 23, 2017
A fraction of HIV patients in a small, uncontrolled study were able to stop antiretroviral therapy after receiving the immune boosters.