HIV Cure Research Timeline

July 15, 2015

Last Updated: 8 October 2016   <1996: Pre-HAART Era   October 1997: Identification of a Reservoir for HIV in Patients on HAART http://www.sciencemag.org/content/278/5341/1295.short   2001: First mouse model of HIV latency                http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11283673   December 2003: … Continued

HIV/AIDS facts in N.C., the U.S., and Worldwide

March 26, 2015

HIV/AIDS in North Carolina The number of newly reported HIV infections in North Carolina has remained relatively stable over the past decade. For example, there were 1,631 new cases of HIV in North Carolina in 2014, compared to 1,641 in … Continued

Why Pursue a More Definitive Cure for HIV/AIDS?

March 26, 2015

Around 2.5 million new HIV/AIDS infections per year >34 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide Current antiretroviral therapy can suppress the virus but Does not eliminate the proviral reservoirs Toxicities and side effects remain Risks of resistance Requires lifelong adherence … Continued

The Martin Delaney Collaboratories

March 26, 2015

  The Martin Delaney Collaboratory CARE is part of the Martin Delaney Collaboratory: Towards an HIV-1 Cure, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored program known as named in honor of the late AIDS activist, Martin Delaney. Delaney was born in … Continued

Timothy Ray Brown

March 26, 2015

Timothy Ray Brown is the first and only known person in the world to be cured of HIV, and his cure spurred new hope for a widespread cure worldwide. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Brown is an inspiration to many researchers … Continued