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September 17, 2012

amfAR Gives Over $800,000 to Three HIV Cure Research Teams

The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) has awarded more than $800,000 in three new HIV cure grants to research teams in the amfAR Research Consortium on HIV Eradication (ARCHE), according to an amfAR statement. The teams will: investigate if disulfriam, an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of alcoholism, can get dormant virus out of latency so HIV drugs can attack it; study two cases of people similar to the “Berlin Patient” who may also be cured of HIV; and study five cases of adolescents born with the virus who started HIV drugs soon after birth who now test HIV negative.

To read the statement, click here.

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Deborah, Lagos, NIgeria, 2013-05-20 05:36:27
Is it possible to see the cure of HIV before the year ended

Frederick Wright, Coachella Valley, 2012-09-19 11:24:14
Wes, because HIV is a made up name called a retro virus and it doesn't follow any of the science method that we have used for Virus in the past, new science fill with holes. Science concerning viruses can be seen with a microscope, however HIV can not been idenified by seeing or verified, so protein marker are the best guess, not anti-bodies concerning HIV or the quasi virus called HIV. That is why many sciencist are questioning a real factual truth that is not made up theroies bundle together

Wes, Albany, 2012-09-18 07:45:37
Why is the benchmark for successful treatment of HIV set at testing negative for antibodies? This goes against everything I know about how our immune systems work. We all have a multitude of anti-bodies & they each are a "knowledge marker" of what challenges our body has encountered & overcome. Why wouldn't the IDEAL mark of success be "hiv+ with no virus"...as It is with every other human disease? All our vaccines are based on antibodies for a reason.

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