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Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS
Why does the immune system fail to clear some virus (and other infections) and allow a state of chronic infection to occur? Continue reading
Two papers provide a more detailed structural picture of how HIV Rev works. Continue reading
A theoretical basis why artificial virus-like particles (VPLs) with a high density of envelope spikes might make a safe and efecting prophylactic vaccine against HIV. Continue reading
More than three decades after the discovery of HIV, AIDS remains a major public health problem affecting greater than 35.3 million people worldwide. Current antiretroviral therapy fails to eradicate HIV infection, partly due to the persistence of virus reservoirs. A … Continue reading
The high clustering coefficient coupled with a short average distance between nodes suggests a “small-world phenomenon” among HIV and HPV researchers. Continue reading
Timothy Brown, the “Berlin patient” was freed of HIV infection via a bone marrow transfusion from a compatible CCR5Δ32 donor in 2007. Last year there was a report of a newborn baby cured by very early drug therapy. The news … Continue reading
Imaging HIV in the gut. Continue reading