HIV/AIDS

Study Links Individual HPV Types to HIV Infection

October 7, 2018

An international research team led by a scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has for the first time identified individual types of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, that are specifically linked to HIV infection.

Detectable HIV-1 in Treated Human Liver Cells Found to Be Inert

October 1, 2018

In a proof-of-principle study, researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a certain liver immune cell called a macrophage contains only defective or inert HIV-1 copies, and aren’t likely to restart infection on their own in HIV-1-infected p

Special Antibodies Could Lead to HIV Vaccine

September 11, 2018

A small number of people who are infected with HIV-1 produce very special antibodies. These antibodies do not just fight one virus strain, but neutralize almost all known virus strains.

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