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HIV Eradication Research – Is a Cure Close?

Although a cure is not yet within reach, experts are optimistic that they will unlock the secret to eradicating HIV with in the near future. Toulon, France, October 01, 2011 — Although great strides have been made in the area of HIV eradication research, some experts still estimate that as much as 70% of the individuals infected with HIV are ... Read More »

Advances in HIV/AIDS Cure

The prospects for a cure now look brighter because of technological and medical advances. Toulon, France, September 26, 2011 — To this day, the "Berlin Patient" is believed to be the only person to ever be cured of HIV, and that cure was basically stumbled upon-a cure by serendipity, if you will. What was originally a transplant to treat HIV-related ... Read More »

The Journey Towards an HIV Cure Has Already Started

The time between now and the day when a cure for HIV is found is rapidly decreasing. What didn't seem possible a generation ago is now within striking distance. At this point, it's not a matter of if an HIV cure will be found, but when. Toulon, France, September 11, 2011 — The time between now and the day when ... Read More »

HIV Eradication Now and Then – Time to Take Action Toward an HIV Cure

With a combined effort and continued research the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic seems more in reach when comparing HIV Eradication Now and Then. It will take an ongoing combined effort, but with continued research a cure could be near. Toulon, France (August 20, 2011) — When HIV/AIDS first began infecting people the likelihood of a cure seemed out ... Read More »

HIV Cure – NIH Funding Will Back More Research

Financing is one of the main obstacles toward cracking the final piece of the HIV cure puzzle-HIV reservoirs-and the backing of the NIH helps out in that regard. Toulon, France – August 13, 2011 — The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a division of the National Institutes of Health, has recently earmarked a $14.6 million grant to ... Read More »

HIV Workshop Focuses on Curative Strategies

The 5th International Workshop on HIV Persistence is coming up at the end of the year, and anticipation in the HIV research community is increasing as the event draws closer. Toulon, France, June 27, 2011 — The 5th International Workshop on HIV Persistence is coming up at the end of the year, and anticipation in the HIV research community is ... Read More »

Towards HIV Curative Strategies – The Next Step Starts Now

Scientific advances towards an HIV cure will be the main topic of the second day of the “International Symposium on HIV & Emerging Infectious Diseases”. Toulon, France, June 23, 2011 — Although there have been major antiretroviral therapy improvements in the last 15 years, there is still no cure for HIV. Dr. Alain Lafeuillade, chair of the “International Symposium on ... Read More »

Eliminating Persistent HIV Reservoirs

A scientific paper has just been published to summarize current research towards HIV cure and draw a roadmap for coming years to achieve it. Toulon, France, June 20, 2011 — There is optimism in the air about the recent discoveries in HIV research. through the discovery of antiretroviral therapy (ART) medications, HIV-infected individuals are living longer, happier, healthier lives. For ... Read More »

HIV Cure Needs More Commitment and Money

Though there are many scientists working towards finding a cure for HIV, nobody was successful. The “International Workshop on HIV reservoirs and Eradication Strategies” has been formed in 2003 only to find a solution to the issue of HIV persistence. Tucker, GA, June 04, 2011 — For 3 decades now HIV has created jitters everywhere. The number of HIV cases ... Read More »

Call for a Task Force on HIV Persistence

Global commitment needed towards HIV cure: this call is forming a special research task force that works for the creation of a HIV cure, linked to the organization of the “International Workshop on HIV Reservoirs and Eradication Strategies”. Toulon, France, June 02, 2011 — HIV is said to be the only disease that is spread across the world with almost ... Read More »