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Hiv Biology And Pathogenesis

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International AIDS Society

First Drug Use and HIV Research Fellowships Awarded at 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment & Prevention

The International AIDS Society (IAS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announced the recipients of their prestigious joint fellowships today in Cape Town, South Africa. The fellowships were awarded to Professor Maria Gudelia Rangel of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Registration Open for 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention

Registration for the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) -- which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from June 30 to July 3, 2013 -- is now open through the conference... Read more »

Coverage of IAS 2009: The 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention

IAS 2009 itself has officially ended, but our coverage has just begun!Breaking Research on HIV/AIDS Treatment: An Interview With Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H. Breaking Research From IAS 2009: A Discussion With HIV/AIDS Activists Bob Munk and Matt... Read more »
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HHV6(a) and HIV Pathogenesis

Have you any view about the role of HHV6 variant (a) in HIV pathogenesis? There have been a number of reports recently which seem to indicate that this virus, in people infected with HIV, is very destructive and may actually be the virus which...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Human Herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) has beenimplicated as being linked to several different diseases. It has now beensuggested to be a possible co-factor in the progression of HIV to AIDS. Thisdoes NOT mean that a person... Read more »

HIV positive and wanting a biological baby

If a woman is HIV positive, but for other medical reasons cannot become pregnant herself, can her egg be implanted in a surrogate without transmitting the disease?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your interesting question.To my limited knowledge, I'm not aware of any cases of such in vitro fertilization from a HIV positive egg donor.Any readers hear otherwise? BY... Read more »

HIV: Biological Weapon by Uncle Sam?

Hi Dr. Frascino, I just want to say that you are a godsend, and in my opinion, the model human being we all should be. You helped me a great deal in my time of need, and you put my mind at ease when I was sure I was infected. I thank you from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Alex Jones is a rightwing wingnut conspiracy theorist who enjoys sensationalism. His stories, including the one you mention, lack not only credible evidence but also common sense. No, this was not in the archives previously as this site does... Read more »

Case study for biology

What precautions do medical professionals take to protect themselves from the AIDS virus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We use "universal precautions" to protect ourselves form bloodborne diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis. These precautions protect in both directions infected patient to health care worker and vice versa. You can read about... Read more »
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Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened to get the anonymously infect cup.....That's right I had the cup or the guy i... Read more »

Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
My name is Thomas Nesbitt and I am doing an extensive research project for a senior biology class on HIV/AIDS. I am looking for people preferably with AIDS, but if you just have HIV currently, it is perfectly fine. Any response helps. Please... Read more »

HIV poz and not a curse!

Posted by paman1964
Do not let the Jerry falwell lovers try to fool you that HIV is a curse! HIV is a biological bug that has to be nicked in the bud!
I willl debate him on any issue that there is to fight about!
The point I want to make is that we should never give HIV... Read more »

Wife mad cuz my family hid my father's hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My dad was diagnosed with hiv four years ago, and died about a month ago from aids related complications at 62. My family decided to keep it a family secret.

Over the years, my brother's wife somehow overhead conversations between myself and my... Read more »