Seattle BioMed Awarded $9.8 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health to Develop Vaccine Against HIV/AIDS
SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle BioMed today announced that it has received a seven year Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) grant from the National Institute ...
First Teaser for HBO's 'Normal Heart': Mark Ruffalo Fights to Expose Truth About HIV/AIDS Crisis
Ruffalo plays an HIV/AIDS activist in the Ryan Murphy-directed TV movie, joined by Julia Roberts who stars as a physician who treats several of the earliest victims in the 1980s.
[New Times]Patrick Nimubona is the project coordinator, Children Affected By HIV/AIDS (CHABHA), an association that supports grassroots projects working with children affected the pandemic. He shared CHABHA's overall mission with Moses Opobo.
The Volusia County Health Department is getting back into the business of providing case management services for HIV/AIDS patients in Volusia and Flagler Counties.
New data released by UNAIDS showed that a young woman is every minute newly infected with HIV.
Monday, March 11 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the Cumberland County Department of Public Health will join the City of Fayetteville and Fayetteville Metropolitan Housing Authority in hosting an observance from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Wilmington Road Neighborhood Resource Center at 229 Lincoln Drive.
Three nonprofit organizations have received $1.2 million in funding to support housing opportunities for Ohioans living with AIDS or HIV.
Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King Jr. Grace AHF’s New ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ Miami Billboards
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cesar Chavez, MLK Jr. Grace AHF’s New ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ Miami Billboards -- campaign boards on I-95 suggests access to HIV prevention, care and treatment should be universal.
This infant is the second HIV-infected baby in recent years to test negative for the virus after aggressive treatments.
The first annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Wilmington Road Neighborhood Resource Center at 229 Lincoln Dr.
Johannesburg – While efforts to fight the spread of HIV need to be stepped up, evidence taken from a study in KwaZulu Natal indicates South Africa is on the right track in addressing the HIV epidemic. This according to a new in-depth study released by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) at the annual Conference on Retroviruses […]
Intravaginal ring providing dual protection against HIV and pregnancy is first of its kind to enter a clinical trial
Women's reproductive health may never be the same, thanks to Northwestern University biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser and his first-of-its-kind intravaginal ring that reliably delivers an antiretroviral drug and a contraceptive for months.
Some major breakthroughs in HIV and AIDS research are changing the conversation among medical experts. For the first time, the words cure and vaccine are part of the dialogue. Experts say these new discoveries are medical game changers. "We believe we may have a cure before we have the vaccine," said Dr. Marcelo Gareca with Lehigh Valley Health Network. It's a comment no doctor would have ...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened its newest domestic Healthcare Center in Gretna, Louisiana, in January. The facility offers advice from HIV experts and opportunities for cl
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco AIDS Foundation has appointed Robert Grant, MD, MPH, as chief medical officer, with special focus on advancing the foundation's work to combat HIV/AIDS by creating the first-ever dedicated home for health and wellness for gay and bisexual men in San Francisco. Dr. Grant brings more than 26 years of experience in HIV/AIDS ...
Infant was given AIDS treatments just four hours after birth; mother had not been taking HIV medications to prevent transmission
Sangamo Presents Clinical Data At CROI 2014 Demonstrating Enhancement Of SB-728-T Engraftment - Continued Control Of ...
RICHMOND, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (SGMO) today announced the presentation of data from its SB-728-T program to develop a 'functional cure' for HIV/AIDS at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014). The conference is being held in Boston from March 3 to 6, 2014. Data from an earlier Phase 1 clinical study in this program ...
Researchers in America have succesfully genetically engineered the immune cells of 12 HIV-positive patients to resist infection. A team from the University of Pennsylvania managed to decrease the viral loads of some patients taken off antiretroviral drug therapy entirely, including one patient whose levels became undetectable. According to Pablo Tebas, who was involved in the study, the "gene ...
A strategy to genetically modify cells from people infected with HIV could become a way to control the virus that causes AIDS without using antiviral drugs, according to results from an early-stage trial that were published on Wednesday.
In a small trial, researchers have successfully used gene therapy to boost the immune system of 12 patients with HIV to resist infection. They removed the patients' white blood cells to edit a gene in them, then infused them back into the patients. Some of the patients who showed reduced viral loads were off HIV drugs completely.