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New Technology In Development To Cure Hiv

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Treatment Action Group and HIV i-Base

Preventive Technologies, Immune-Based and Gene Therapies and Research Toward a Cure

Table of Contents Introduction Preexposure Prophylaxis Microbicides Immune-Based and Gene Therapies Conclusion References Introduction The phrase "product pipeline" typically conjures up the notion of multiple experimental candidates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Project Launched to Improve Health Care in Developing Countries Through Mobile, Computer Technology

The Rockefeller Foundation , the Vodafone Foundation and the United Nations Foundation recently launched the Mobile Health Alliance, or mHealth, in an effort to improve health care in developing countries through mobile and computer technology,... Read more »
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

IAVI Statement on 2004 HIV/AIDS Statistics: New Technologies Key to Prevention

New York -- Nearly 5 million people became infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, this past year, according to statistics (large PDF file) released by UNAIDS in advance of World AIDS Day. The number of people living with HIV is at an... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we shouldn't hope for a treatment break or change for the next years. I was reading about the phase II trials of Geovax for a preventive vaccine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, I'm probably one of the most optimistic people on the planet. However, I'm also a scientist. There are a number of vaccine trials ongoing. However, even a phase II trial is a very long ways away from being ready for primetime.... Read more »

Tulsa doctor who has developed an AIDS cure from goat serum?

Dr Bob,I mentioned this doctor in a previous question. Have you heard any additional information on this potential cure? Based on the credibility of the doctor and the documented story of the young girl who took the serum, I'm keeping an open...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The "credibility of the doctor?" What??? "Documented story of the young girl"?????? Hmmm . . . now what did I tell you last time about Fox News???Mr. or Mrs. Anonymous, this goat serum cure for HIV/AIDS is as dead as... Read more »

New hiv-meds, close to cure?

Hi Brian, John, Keith.What are fusion-inhibitors, zincvingers-inhibitors and integrase-inhibitors?At a Dutch site I read those hiv-meds will come and will be a great step forwards to cure hiv-infection. How far or how close are scientists to solve...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The medication classes you mention are in varying stages of development. The fusion inhibitors, which include T-20 and T-1249, block viral entry into the cell by interfering with GP41-related fusion. T-20 is in phase III trials, T-1249 in Phase I.... Read more »
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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:


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

83 NEW... Read more »

new cure or not

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has BYU prof found AIDS cure?
Compound could be long-sought breakthrough
By Bob Mims
The Salt Lake Tribune



Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down... 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:


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