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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 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 »

Eight Years of Commitment in HIV Reservoirs and Cure Research

The 5th International Workshop on HIV Persistence, Reservoirs and Eradication Strategies will take place this year from December 6th to December 9th in St. Martin in the West Indies. Toulon, France, July 14, 2011 — The 5th International Workshop on HIV Persistence, Reservoirs and Eradication Strategies will take place this year from December 6th to December 9th in St. Martin ... 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 »

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 »

World AIDS 2012 Conferences Focus On Hope

Hope is definitely the key word at the 2012 ISHEID Conference, and the discussions on finding a cure, developing an HIV vaccine, and becoming more effective when it comes to preventing the disease from spreading will hopefully open some eyes and foster more discussion amongst the HIV research community and health professionals across the globe. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, May 21, 2011 ... Read More »

HIV AIDS Biennial International Conference Ready For 2012

The International Symposium of HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISHEID) Congress is announcing its HIV AIDS 2012 conference, to be held in Marseille, France from May 23 to May 25, 2012. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, May 06, 2011 — The International Symposium of HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISHEID) Congress is announcing its HIV AIDS 2012 conference, to be held in Marseille, ... Read More »

Top Science Workshop On HIV Persistence Is Making A Difference

Toulon, France, March 06, 2011 — HIV is a disease that caught the world off guard and took many lives, leaving scientists in shock, trying to find a cure. With HIV persistence being such a major challenge that must be overcome, today’s scientists are still burning to find a cure. Every 2 years, scientists from around the world gather together ... Read More »

Working Group on HIV Reservoirs and Strategies to Control Them

The existence of HIV reservoirs explains why an HIV cure is not yet available. Since 2003, a group of renowned researchers organize a cutting edge workshop in this topic. They have now launched a scientific web portal to encourage sharing of data. Toulon, France, February 03, 2011 — There are now many effective treatments against HIV. No longer is it ... Read More »