"Many HIV cure studies so far have only had men participating, and it is important that women let researchers know our thoughts and needs as well," Maria Mejia writes.
The Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC and Project Inform would like to find out what people living with HIV in the U.S. who might one day decide to join a study think about HIV cure research.
What does the term "AIDS cure" mean? What types of cure strategies are being investigated today? This fact sheet provides basic information on HIV cure research.
A mother of two, an infectious diseases physician, a 71-year-old gay man, and an African-American minister chime in on the conversation around the search for an HIV cure.
If there is ever to be an HIV cure, first there must be people who are willing to interrupt their antiretroviral therapy. It's a risky maneuver, but utterly essential to test whether an experimental intervention is effective.
How long would you be willing to go off your meds for a cure study? A week? A month? Until your viral load becomes detectable?
After very early antiretroviral therapy during infancy, a HIV-positive child in South Africa has been able to control the virus without any meds for eight and a half years, according to a study presented at IAS 2017.
You may have heard about the "HIV cure with gene editing in animals" story. Here's some help making sense of the story, including what's true or not, and what to get excited about.
People with HIV and those who love and work with them are yearning for more informed public discussion about HIV. And then, there's those days when everyone starts contacting us about misleading stories of an HIV cure.
Stories of an HIV cure in the news suggest that a British man took an experimental treatment and now scientists cannot find a trace of HIV in his body. Not so fast. Here's what really happened.