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News Reports

New Hope for HIV Vaccines
By Donald G. McNeil Jr., New York Times
(September 16, 2013)

After Marrow Transplants, 2 More Patients Appear HIV-Free without Drugs
By Donald G. McNeil Jr., New York Times
(July 3, 2013)

Compendium of Legitimate HIV Cures Reported
By Nelson Vergel, The Body
(July 3, 2013)

Visconti's Coup
By G.C., Economist
(March 14, 2013)

In Medical First, a Baby with HIV Is Deemed Cured
By Andrew Pollack and Donald G. McNeil Jr., New York Times
(March 3, 2013)

New Hope of a Cure for HIV
By Andrew Pollack, New York Times
(November 28, 2011)

Research Initiatives

In 2007, Calimmune assembled a world-class team of researchers, clinicians, and translational experts in related fields of science and medicine to develop innovative cell-based therapies for HIV. The company formed around stem cell technology discovered in the labs of Nobel Laureate Dr. David Baltimore (Caltech) and Dr. Irvin Chen (UCLA AIDS Institute) in early 2000.

The Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE) is a consortium of leading scientific experts in the field of HIV latency from nine U.S. academic research institutions as well as Merck Research Laboratories working together to find a cure for HIV.

DARE, the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise to cure HIV, is an international group of more than 30 researchers and doctors combining their collective energy and skills to find a cure for HIV. Our members work at academic institutions, research organizations, and pharmaceutical companies around the United States, in Europe, and in Australia.

DefeatHIV, the Delaney Cell and Genome Engineering Initiative, is a consortium of committed investigators found in both academic and private sector research institutions, working together for a common purpose—to eradicate HIV.

Sangamo is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development, and commercialization of engineered DNA-binding proteins for the development of novel therapeutic strategies for unmet medical needs.

Other Resources

CIRM, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, funds several research projects investigating ways of modifying adult blood-forming stem cells or embryonic stem cells to create a replacement immune system that is resistant to HIV infection.

Source for clinical trials underway and other information from Houston activist Nelson Vergel and Program for Wellness Restoration

Search for a Cure
A section on HIVandHepatitis.com, managed by Liz Highleyman.

The Body
TheBody.com's mission is to use the web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians, demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment, improve the quality of life for all people living with HIV/AIDS, and foster community through human connection.
HIV Cure Research and Advocacy: What Is the Community's Role?
HIV/AIDS Cure: Research
Can HIV Infection Be Cured?

Towards a Cure
Report by Dr. Roman Geleziunas, Gilead Sciences, given at the 19th Annual Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA)
Video and slide set (April 2013)

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