The Cure

A promising HIV vaccine candidate demonstrated its power by neutralizing HIV strains in animals and is almost ready for human testing.

9:27 AM

 Women are now the focus of two large-scale HIV vaccine studies in Africa.

February 06 2018 6:23 PM

After nearly 40 years of HIV research, is total eradication edging closer to reality?

October 26 2017 4:43 AM

The latest research uncovers a completely new way to treat HIV that may lead to long-term suppression of the virus — and possibly a cure.

October 24 2017 3:23 AM

Technology moves fast. Last year, we reported on the potential of CRISPR for editing DNA sequences in mice with the possibility of eradicating HIV. CRISPR’s capabilities have exploded exponentially since. As Wired magazine reports, not only is CRISPR able to “kill and eat HIV and Zika like Pac-Man” eats ghosts, but it’s also got cancer in its cross hairs.

October 22 2017 10:46 AM

A new molecule wakes up virus cells, allowing researchers to kill them on the spot. The "kick and kill" strategy is proving to be a reality. 

October 07 2017 4:39 PM
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