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Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

Seattle Experts Call for End to AIDS-related Fungal Infections

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 12
Currently about 1,500,000 people die of AIDS and its complications each year. Many die of fungal infections; how many is not clear because of a lack of access to excellent diagnostic tests.

amfAR Holds Inaugural Gala in Hong Kong

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 11
On March 14, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong's Shaw Studios.

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

Jeweler Harry Winston Provides Corporate Sponsorship to amfAR

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 21
Building on its legacy of philanthropy and charitable giving, international fine jeweler and watchmaker, Harry Winston, Inc. announced a groundbreaking new partnership with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit: Recording and Eliminating Viral Reservoirs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
Timothy Henrich, MD, of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Steven Deeks, MD, of University of California, San Francisco, shared their research on recording how much HIV virus hidden "viral reservoirs" contain.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit: Locating and Understanding Viral Reservoirs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 30
Paula Cannon of University of Southern California, and Eileen Scully, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, talked about one of the biggest barriers to curing HIV: Locating and understanding HIV's viral reservoirs.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit Discusses the Latest Scientific Breakthroughs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 29
On Monday, November 17, nearly 200 of the leading voices in HIV/AIDS research gathered at 7 World Trade Center in New York for amfAR's HIV Cure Summit to talk about the search for a cure for HIV.

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