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The Search for a Cure

Research has turned HIV from a fatal infection into a chronic illness. Now, scientists want to liberate those living with the virus by subduing it for good.

HOPE CAB Member Alecia Tramel-McIntyre Featured in HHS campaign ‘I am a Work of ART’

“I am a Work of ART” is a community-informed national campaign designed to encourage people with HIV who are not in care for HIV to seek care, stay in care, and achieve viral suppression by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). People with HIV who take HIV medicine (called antiretroviral therapy) as prescribed and get and keep an undetectable viral load can live long and healthy lives and will not transmit HIV to their HIV-negative partners through sex.

MHRP a Partner in Two NIH-funded HIV Cure Collaboratories

Bethesda, MD – MHRP is part of two multi-institution research teams, or “Collaboratories”, that were awarded funds from NIH to develop an integrated approach to finding an HIV cure. These research projects bring together some of the leading researchers in the cure field and will help advance strategies to induce HIV remission.

Scripps Research scientist on front lines of finding HIV cure

JUPITER, Fla. — A local scientist at Scripps Research in Jupiter is on the frontlines of finding a cure for HIV. Susana Valente, an associate professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, is part of a group of researchers from around the world working on a new strategy to find a cure.