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Scientists Look to Epigenetics to Thwart Viruses
Shawna Williams | Sep 1, 2017
Some viral pathogens modify chromatin and other epigenetic machinery, making them appealing drug targets.
Resistance to HIV Engineered Via CRISPR
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 3, 2017
Mice transplanted with human hematopoietic stem cells that have an HIV receptor gene,
, disrupted by gene editing allows the animals to ward off HIV infection.
Child Lives with HIV for Years Without Treatments
Bob Grant | Jul 24, 2017
Another case of HIV remission emerges, this time in a South African girl diagnosed as an infant and disease-free for more than eight years.
Immunized Cows Produce Anti-HIV Antibodies
Jef Akst | Jul 20, 2017
Cows injected with a protein that mimics HIV’s envelope make broadly neutralizing antibodies that inhibit multiple strains of the virus.
Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990
Andrea Anderson | Jul 17, 2017
Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.
Study: New Test Can Unearth Elusive HIV
Aggie Mika | May 29, 2017
The assay screens for latent virus that has the capacity to activate if antiretroviral therapy stops.
HIV Vaccines May Help Tamp Down Virus
Kerry Grens | Feb 24, 2017
A fraction of HIV patients in a small, uncontrolled study were able to stop antiretroviral therapy after receiving the immune boosters.
Unique Antibodies Open Path Toward New HIV Vaccines
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 27, 2017
A family of broadly neutralizing antibodies from a chronically infected donor provides a schematic for designing vaccines and treatments that target multiple strains of the virus.
Antibody Shows Promise For Combatting Diverse Strains Of HIV
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 17, 2016
In preclinical trials, the N6 antibody neutralized 98 percent of 181 HIV strains tested.
USB Stick Rapidly Detects HIV
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 15, 2016
The prototype blood test could eventually be used to diagnose infections in resource-poor regions.