The Search for a Cure
Weill Cornell Medicine — 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’s Investigator, Cedric Feschotte is featured in Science Magazine “Ancient virus may be protecting the human placenta”
Science Magazine — HOPE’s Investigator, Cedric Feschotte, is helping to “scan the human genome for ERV sequences they suspected might encode proteins- Ancient virus may be protecting the human placenta”
Dr. Pauline Sameshima Receives Teaching Innovation Award
Lakehead Univeristy — Dr. Pauline Sameshima Receives Teaching Innovation Award “Dr. Pauline Sameshima (Professor and Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies) has received a 2022 Teaching Innovation Award from Lakehead University’s Senate Teaching and Learning Committee. The Committee highlighted Pauline’s implementation of the “the Slides Strategy,” a teaching technique that “stimulates high ...
In Conversations with Adam Castillejo, the London Patient
Adam is one of a very small group of individuals who have been “cured” of HIV following stem cell transplantation and has become a global advocate for HIV Cure research. The HOPE Collaboratory had the honor of hosting Adam Castillejo, the London Patient for a panel to hear about his experience ...
HOPE’s CAB member, Luis Gutierrez-Mock, was presented with the UCSF Chancellor’s Award for LGBTQ Leadership!
Congratulations to HOPE’s CAB member, Luis Gutierrez-Mock, for being presented with the UCSF Chancellor’s Award for LGBTQ Leadership! “Diversity, equity, and inclusion are inextricably linked to UCSF’s mission of education, research and patient care, and UCSF faculty, staff, students, and trainees are actively engaged in equity and inclusion in multiple ...
Glazer and Omer Are New Members of National Academy of Medicine
Yale School of Medicine — “Peter M. Glazer, MD, PhD, Robert E. Hunter Professor and chair, department of therapeutic radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. For discovering that tumor hypoxia causes genetic instability and that IDH1 mutations suppress DNA repair in cancers, conferring vulnerability to radiation and PARP inhibitors. He developed novel DNA ...
Pauline Sameshima has been awarded the Ontario Art Education Association’s Post Secondary Teacher of the Year 2022!
The Ontario Art Education Association (OAEA) recognizes excellence in Visual and Media Arts education in this province. They maintain public awareness about the importance of exemplary art education. They honour visual art schools and community educators who exemplify standards of quality in art education, in Ontario. OAEA honours these educators’ ...
“PositHIVes, where are they?”
“We still have no HIV cure. But we have a better strategy for finding one”
NAM AIDSMap — “Professor Lishomwa Ndhlovu of Weill Cornell Medical School in New York is a Principal Investigator in a global research consortium called HOPE which stands for HIV Obstruction by Programmed Epigenetics. The type of obstruction that tat inhibition may induce is an example of epigenetics.” Check out the article “We still ...
Pauline Sameshima’s “One Cell, One World” art sculpture selected for exhibition at the 2022 NAEA Member Exhibition
Pauline Sameshima’s “One Cell, One World” art sculpture, was selected for inclusion in the 2022 NAEA Member Exhibition which will be showcased on the NAEA website. The Virtual Gallery will be available for viewing beginning July 25, 2022 on the NAEA website under Current Exhibitions. Thank you again for sharing your talent with the ...
HOPE CAB Member Alecia Tramel-McIntyre Featured in HHS campaign ‘I am a Work of ART’
HIV.gov — “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 ...
HOPE Members Win Best Poster at Fusion Conference
Mexico – Matthew Bendall, Bhavya Singh and Jez Marston presented HOPE related studies at the Fusion Conference: Probing Human Disease Using Single-Cell Technologies, in Mexico in May 2022. Their poster entitled “Single cell retrotranscriptomics with Stellarscope: Developing a single cell transposable element atlas of human cell identity” won the best ...
HOPE Community Advisory Board member Raif Derrazi honored at the 33rd GLAAD Awards
TODAY — Los Angeles, CA – NBC’s Joe Fryer wins GLAAD Media Award for TODAY report on HIV/AIDS epidemic. In June 2021, Fryer profiled four men living with HIV in tandem with the 40th anniversary of AIDS.
HOPE Members Host Successful Codeathon
New York, NY – The 2021 Telescope “dark matter” codeathon, hosted by the Nixon Lab at WCM, brought together an international team of biologists, computational scientists, and bioinformaticians for an intense week of coding, analysis, and writing. The goal of this codeathon was to develop a robust, open source software ...
MHRP a Partner in Two NIH-funded HIV Cure Collaboratories
MHRP PRESS — 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 ...
Pesquisa busca vacina contra HIV com tecnologia similar à da Covid
Folha de S.Paulo — USP integra consórcio internacional que pesquisa novas soluções para tratamento
Scripps Research scientist on front lines of finding HIV cure
ABC NEWS - Channel 25 — 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 ...
NIH Makes Substantial New Investment in HIV Cure Research
NIH — Additional Funding Includes Effort Focused on Pediatric Populations
New Approach to Developing a Cure for HIV
Gladstone News — A multi-disciplinary group of researchers from around the world received $26.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a completely new strategy for curing HIV. The team is led by Melanie Ott (center) from Gladstone Institutes, as well as Susana Valente (left) from Scripps Research in Florida, and ...