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UNAIDS announces Deborah Birx as U.S. global AIDS coordinator

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TweetUNAIDS announced on Thursday that Deborah Birx will lead the United States’ international HIV efforts as ambassador-at-large and oversee the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. “Ambassador Birx is widely recognized for her passion and commitment to the AIDS … Read More »

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NIH study finds HIV-infected men at increased risk for heart disease

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Tweet The National Institutes of Health released a study on Monday that showed HIV-infected men have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease due to more common and extensive buildup of soft plaque in the arteries. The study revealed that a … Read More »

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Study creates new model to identify good bacteria that protect women from HIV

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Tweet University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers said on Friday that they are closer to identifying the good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections. The research team is the first to successfully grow … Read More »

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HIV/hepatitis C patients 80 percent more likely to develop cirrhosis

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Tweet Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania recently conducted a study and found that patients with HIV/hepatitis C co-infections were 80 percent more likely to develop cirrhosis than hepatitis C-only patients. The study, which … Read More »

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Scientists discover potent antibody against HIV infection

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Tweet University of Granada scientists recently discovered a novel allosteric interaction between a part of the sheath of the HIV virus and antibody 2F5, which may become the foundation for a series of vaccines against HIV. The 2F5 antibody is … Read More »

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EU releases updated Action Plan to fight HIV/AIDS in neighboring countries

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TweetThe European Commission released its Action Plan on HIV/AIDS on Friday that extends and builds on existing action established by the 2009-2013 Action Plan. The new plan puts greater focus on keeping HIV/AIDS as a priority on the political agenda, … Read More »

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Individual with lupus and HIV exhibits desired immune response to HIV

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Tweet A Duke University research team published study results on Monday that revealed the immune system of a patient with both lupus and HIV made neutralizing antibodies, which is essential for an effective vaccine response. The patient has systemic lupus … Read More »

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Seattle BioMed receives $9.8 million grant for HIV vaccine

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TweetSeattle BioMed, an independent, non-profit organization, announced on Tuesday that it received a $9.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an HIV vaccine. The seven-year, Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development grant from the National Institute of … Read More »

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Virginia Department of Health launches initiative to fight HIV/AIDS in women

Integration of clinical and social science needed to advance HIV vaccines

MSF studies demonstrate success of HIV treatment

Merck reveals HCV/HIV treatment Phase 2 trial results

UNAIDS, IFRC join forces to treat 15 million with HIV by 2015

ABL picked by Profectus to evaluate HIV vaccine candidate

Study gives hope for novel, effective HIV vaccine

MSF ordered to stop medical activities in Myanmar, thousands at risk

Yale researchers discover novel way to test anti-HIV drug efficacy

Study finds risk of MTCT of HIV increases during pregnancy and postpartum

NIH expands scope of HIV research funding opportunity

British Columbia Centre for Excellence and SAP roll out new technology

Study uncovers secret behind HIV resistance to NNTRI antiretroviral drugs

Roche launches HIV-1 test in EU

South African healthcare workers at greater risk for HIV, TB

UNAIDS, Lancet Commission meet on future of AIDS

Sedia receives NIAID grant for Phase II research of HIV assay

Rwanda, Global Fund team up on new financing mechanism

NIH seeks proposals for HIV cure research

NIAID says durable end to AIDS requires HIV vaccine

HIV variant tracks T cells in patients

NIH scientists discover mechanism that protects HIV

U2′s “Invisible” raises more than $3 million from Bank of America

Electron microscopy reveals details of HIV gut infection