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  • The Co-chair of the 21st International AIDS Society (AIS) Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi said the search for curative strategy of HIV is a goal of paramount importance and a priority for the future of HIV research.

    July 17, 2016
    New Vision
  • A team from International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), led by President and CEO, Mark Feinberg, will be encouraging the global response to end HIV at the 21st International AIDS Conference, in Durban, South Africa.

    July 17, 2016
    Times of India
  • Leading US scientist Anthony Fauci on Saturday reminded researchers hunting for a cure for HIV to make sure they were open about the risks patients faced in investigating novel therapies, and did their utmost to protect their safety.

    July 16, 2016
    Business Day Live
  • At the April meeting of the Miami Men who have Sex with Men Collaborative, Dr. Mario Stevenson discussed “Obstacles to the Cure of HIV Infection.” Stevenson identified the major obstacle to an HIV cure as those “resting,” HIV-infected cells that fail to express signs of infection.

    July 15, 2016
    South Florida Gay News
  • Sixteen years after the last International AIDS Conference in South Africa, the global picture is mixed.

    July 15, 2016
    US News
  • A comprehensive new strategy, developed by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and published online in the journal Nature Medicine this week, presents key priorities for research to develop what experts consider to be one of the most important global health goals of our time—a cure for HIV.

    July 13, 2016
  • Despite recent scientific advances, a cure for HIV remains elusive and it would be more realistic to focus on putting the disease into remission, according to one of the world’s leading HIV cure researchers.

    July 12, 2016
    Business Day Live
  • The HIV research community continues to make progress toward finding a cure but is still grappling with a range of challenges, an expert in the field said in a webinar on June 6. The event was the first in a series of educational webinars taking place this month entitled "CUREiculum," which are organized by AVAC.

    July 8, 2016
    The Body
  • Johnson & Johnson, the home, and personal care company, proudly announced that their scientists were able to develop a vaccine for AIDS that showed promising results in the preliminary study for its approval. However, the test was only conducted on non-human primates.

    June 26, 2016
    The News Independent
  • "We've known for years that the face of AIDS is a woman's face," says Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, a nonprofit organization that advocates for HIV prevention. "What we do not yet know is how to fundamentally disrupt that from happening."

    June 13, 2016
    US News