Through an international study of the genome in persons who control HIV without the need for medications, scientists have identified a handful of amino acids that seem to predict a person’s ability to successfully keep the virus in check.
Researchers are inching their way toward a new HIV vaccine strategy by studying the cells of people who have naturally strong immune defenses against the virus.
Scientists have new clues about what makes some people's immune systems better equipped to control HIV.
A new DVD provides an in-depth look at the challenges facing physicians, scientists, and others on the front lines of the global AIDS epidemic.
Identifying the presence of multiple lineages of HIV can greatly improve the accuracy of genetic analyses designed to pinpoint regions of the viral genome that are important for recognition by T cells.
Scientists working at the epicenter of the South African AIDS epidemic have discovered how HIV "exhausts" killer T cells that would otherwise attack the virus.
HHMI and the Center for Strategic and International Studies convene a public symposium in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2005 to discuss the alarming spread of HIV and TB.