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Jul 18, 2014

Crash Claims Leading AIDS Researcher

Joep Lange, a pioneer from the early years of the AIDS crisis, played a key role in making H.I.V. treatments available in the developing world...

Jul 18, 2014

This Is What We Lost Aboard Malaysia Airways Flight MH17

Late last night, a terrific HIV vaccine researcher, Wayne Koff, sent me a quick note, indicating Joep Lange perished aboard the jet senselessly shot down over Ukraine. I reeled. Joep was one of the group of “Young Turks” from Amsterdam, amazing AIDS ... #Amsterdam #Malaysia #Malaysia Airlines

Jul 11, 2014

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV relapsed

A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for more than two years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV — and therefore..... #Amsterdam #Malaysia #Malaysia Airlines

Jul 22, 2014

HIV breakthrough reveals virus hidden in immune system cells

Cancer-fighting drug romidepsin has been shown to expose hibernating HIV, making it susceptible to attack Danish researchers have used an anti-cancer medicine to to activate HIV hidden in the cells of patients taking anti-HIV drugs, exposing the viru... #Melbourne #Australia

Jul 21, 2014

A proof of concept for an HIV cure exists. Now even our setbacks are useful

The Mississippi baby, in remission for over two years, recently experienced HIV rebound. This low if it can be called that shouldn't dampen our hopes for a cure It was a sad and disappointing turn of events: the child known as the Mississippi baby, i... #Mississippi #Timothy Brown #Australia

Jul 15, 2014

Kick and kill: is this the best new hope for an Aids cure?

Last week, a four-year-old girl thought to have been cleared of HIV was found to be still infected. But scientists are not giving up, and trials of a promising new technique are about to begin In 33 years of the Aids pandemic, which has perhaps cause... #Europe #Australia #Mississippi #Uganda #Melbourne

Jul 18, 2014

MH17 victims include former president of International Aids Society

Joep Lange and partner among number of scientists and activists flying to international Aids conference in Melbourne Among more than 100 scientists and campaigners flying to the international Aids conference in Melbourne on board flight MH17 was a fo... #Bangkok #Melbourne #Barcelona #Russia #Ukraine #Australia

Jul 11, 2014

HIV 'cure' girl still has virus

Mississippi child was previously thought to have been cleared of infection by powerful doses of medication after birth An American girl born with HIV and in remission for years despite stopping treatment is showing signs that she still has the virus ... #Mississippi #United States

Jul 11, 2014

HIV specialists take stock after virus reappears in 'cured' girl

Study to test the same aggressive antiviral drug regimen on other HIV-positive newborns may now be deemed unethical The brave hopes of HIV scientists that they were on the path towards a cure for Aids have received a considerable blow with the news f... #Mississippi #Jackson, MS

Jul 11, 2014

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

The report in March 2013 that the child had apparently been cured ofHIV raised the possibility that aggressive early treatment might be able to reverse infections in newborns —perhaps in newly infected adult... #Mississippi #Jackson, MS