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UCSF Schools Lead Nation Again In NIH Biomedical Research Funds
By Kristen Bole
Sidebar: 2014 NIH Funding: A Look at Top Recipients (February 26, 2015)

Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds
By Marilynn Marchione
San Francisco Chronicle (February 24, 2015)

Dr. Deborah Cohan prescribes dancing as a healing remedy
By Erin Allday
San Francisco Chronicle (February 21, 2015)

Gilead’s Pill Can Stop HIV. So Why Does Almost Nobody Take It?
By Caroline Chen
Bloomberg Business (February 17, 2015)

Pioneering AIDS doctor reflects on first cases in S.F. as city strives to eradicate virus
By Laura Dudnick
San Francisco Examiner (February 10, 2015)


Truvada may change the game for women trying to get pregnant by HIV positive partners
By Mitchel Williams
America with Jorge Ramos/Fusion (December 23, 2014)

Can AIDS Be Cured?
By Jerome Groopman
New Yorker (December 22, 2014)

How San Francisco Is Getting to Zero on HIV
By Mehroz Baig
Huffington Post (December 10, 2014)

S.F. Men Shed Condoms in Favor of Gilead's HIV Prevention Pill
By Ron Leuty
San Francisco Business Times (December 8, 2014)

The End of AIDS
By Alice Park
TIME (November 20, 2014)

SF Leaders Detail Plan to Cut HIV Infections to Zero
By Matthew Bajko
Bay Area Reporter (November 11, 2014)

Joep Lange's death a loss to global AIDS research
By Eric Goosby
San Francisco Chronicle (July 20, 2014)
UCSF Global Health Sciences statement (July 18, 2014)
Related stories:
Bay Area AIDS leaders mourn loss of colleagues on Malaysian flight
By Erin Allday and Hamed Aleaziz, San Francisco Chronicle (July 18, 2014)
At least 6 AIDS researchers on board Malaysia Flight 17, not 100 as originally feared
By Elissa Harrington, ABC Channel 7 News (July 19, 2014)
AIDS researcher Joep Lange confirmed among dead in Malaysia jet shoot-down
By Joel Achenbach and Ariana Cha, Washington Post (July 17, 2014)
Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help
By Eryn Brown and Christine Mai-Duc, Chicago Tribune (July 19, 2014)
Prominent AIDS Researcher Dies
By Tracy Vence, The Scientist (July 18, 2014)

"Expressive Therapy" Intervention Assists Women Living with HIV
By Jeff Sheehy
UCSF News (July 11, 2014)
Related story by Erin Allday in San Francisco Chronicle (July 11, 2014)

Injectable PrEP study seeks SF volunteers
By Bob Roehr
Bay Area Reporter (July 3, 2014)

Gene Editing Could Erase HIV
By Anand Veeravagu, MD
Daily Beast (June 11, 2014)

Health providers slowly embrace drug Truvada to prevent HIV
By Erin Allday
San Francisco Chronicle (June 3, 2014)

New trial to begin on interferon usage for HIV treatment
By Rueben Kramer
Philadelphia Inquirer (May 18, 2014)

As mixed-status HIV couples weigh risks, more choose to conceive the old-fashioned way
By Ariana Eunjung Cha
Washington Post (April 24, 2014)

S.F. program reduces risks for gay men who use meth
By Erin Allday
San Francisco Chronicle (April 18, 2014)
UCSF story by Jeff Sheehy (April 18, 2014)

HIV Drug Divides Gay Community
Hosted by Michael Krasny
KQED Forum (April 17, 2014)

Truvada: The HIV Prevention Pill No One Is Talking About
By Jorge Ramos
America with Jorge Ramos (April 15, 2014)

Can a transplant drug help eliminate lingering HIV infections?
By Monte Morin
em>Los Angeles Times (April 4, 2014)

Gilead Following Multiple Paths Toward HIV “Functional Cure”
By Bernadette Tansey
(March 24, 2014)

UCSF's AIDS Program Ranks #1 among US Medical Schools
US News & World Report
Related story in UCSF News
(March 11, 2014)

Some May Not Need Condoms to Stop Spread of HIV
(March 6, 2014)

SF AIDS Foundation Appoints Influential Doctor as Chief Medical Officer
Bay Area Reporter
(March 6, 2014)

Researchers Find Promise in Altered Genes to Suppress HIV
By Erin Allday
San Francisco Chronicle
(March 5, 2014)

Early Treatment Is Found to Clear HIV in a 2nd Baby
By Donald G. McNeil Jr.
New York Times
(March 5, 2014)

Long-Lasting Drug Could Thwart HIV
By Jon Cohen
(March 4, 2014)

Studies Show Big Promise for HIV Prevention Drug
By Marilynn Marchione
Yahoo! News
(March 4, 2014)

Can San Francisco Become the First AIDS-Free City?
By Jeremy Lybarger
(March 3, 2014)

From White House Recommendations to Community Action: Addressing the Intersections of Trauma, Violence, Women and HIV
Positive Women’s Network–USA
(February 14, 2014)

In Search of a Cure, Scientists Look for Where HIV Hides
PBS Newshour
(February 7, 2014)

Is an AIDS Cure Hiding in the Blood of "Elite Controllers"?
By David Heitz
Healthline News
(February 7, 2014)

Dr. Willi McFarland Receives ARI Teaching & Mentoring Award
(February 6, 2014)

Relapse of "Cured" HIV Patients Spurs on AIDS Research
Mail & Guardian
(January 2, 2014)


A Resisted Pill to Prevent HIV
By David Tuller
New York Times
(December 30, 2013)

AIDS Pioneer Returns to S.F. with Global Expertise
By Erin Allday
San Francisco Chronicle
(December 25, 2013)

Taming the Global AIDS Epidemic
By Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News
(November 25, 2013)

HIV Transplant Patients Have "HOPE" Following Bill's Passage
By Gillian Mohney, ABC World News
(November 22, 2013)

HIV cure dealt a setback
By Geoffrey Mohan, LA Times
(October 24, 2013)

Packed meeting for HIV cure talk
By Liz Highleyman, Bay Area Reporter
(October 3, 2013)

Isolated cases raise hopes of cure for HIV
By Erin Allday, SF Gate
(October 1, 2013)

New funding for novel AIDS research
By Carolyn Johnson, ABC
(September 30, 2013)

Celebrating the possibility of a cure
By Benjamin Ryan, POZ
(September 29, 2013)

New hope for H.I.V. vaccine
By Donald G. McNeil Jr., NY Times
(September 16, 2013)

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