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Hiv New Developments

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Project Inform

Pipeline Update: Short Notes on New Anti-HIV Drugs in Development

The Phases of Drug Development Integrase Inhibitors Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) Entry Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Other Types of Anti-HIV Drugs The... Read more »

New Developments in HIV Drug Resistance and Options for Treatment-Experienced Patients

Introduction Epidemiology of HIV Resistance Predicting Treatment Response Based on Resistance Scores Refinement of the Genotypic Resistance Score for Tipranavir The Value of Discussing Resistance Test Results With HIV Resistance Experts ... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

New Approach to HIV Microbicide Development

Journal PLoS reports a French-led international research team has demonstrated success blocking transmission of SHIV (a simian analogue to human HIV) in macaque monkeys, using a vaginal gel containing microproteins that mimic the CD4 receptor... Read more »
Ask the Experts

new development in the drug Maraviroc

Dear Dr.Bob,Hope you are well.I was just watching the news in England when a story about the HIV drug called Maraviroc was discussed. It was said that in a few months the drug will be available on the NHS (national health service in England). As you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Maraviroc is in a new class of anti-HIV drugs called "CCR5 Inhibitors." They target a very early stage in the infection process the cell-entry stage. These drugs have been in development for quite some time and maraviroc is primed to... Read more »

new developements do you think this is promising?

Hello Doc, I recently read an article that has some promising developments in the area of HIV eradication. Something about an enzyme that will trigger the death of cell that is infected with HIV thus preventing it from making copies. Basically...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like an interesting possibility as long as healthy cells are unaffected.MH... Read more »

New Developement

Please what new developments are there as per drugs and treatment that might bring final solution in the near future. thanks....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've been accused (and rightfully so) of being the most optimistic person on the planet, but to think that there is a "final solution" (i.e. cure) in the "near future" is being overly optimistic, even for me! What I... Read more »

follow up on Herpes and side effects of Viraday:New Developments

Hi Keith,Thanks for your answer to my previous question.It sure put my worries to rest for the meanwhile.However,last night(day 18th after the suspected exposure)I've developed a sore throat and some nasal blockage(at times running nose).Do I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your throat complaints would unlikely be due to your HIV regimen-chances to become HIV infected from 2nd condom break would likely be considerably less if you are already taking antiretrovirals. KH... Read more »
Connect With Others

new meds in development as of Dec. 2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted this to the "Living with HIV" group but thought this group would be interested in it, too. It was released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in December, 2002:

Here's the release:


83 NEW... Read more »

Help Develop New Drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I don't know how many of you guys have seen this:

Basically, you install this program that runs in the background whenever your computer is on and uses spare processor power to process packages of information sent to... Read more »

New meds in development

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share this news release and backgrounder from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America regarding the 83 new medicines in development to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is good news.
Here's the release:


Director of development , Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Director of development needed for
PO Box 5171
Evanston, Illinois 60204

Director of development

Primary Purpose: To develop and implement direct fund solicitation efforts on behalf of BEHIV that are consistent with... Read more »