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Super survivors: What those with HIV who don’t get sick can teach us

Meet five ‘HIV controllers,’ some positive for decades, who may hold clues to ending AIDS

Dec. 14, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Rod Fichter’s story of surviving while his partner died of AIDS was the emotional centerpiece of the HBO VICE Special Report, "Countdown to Zero." Multiply his story by 100 and you will begin to understand the exceptional volunteers who are part of a long-running Fred Hutch study on people with HIV who control the virus without medication.

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Countdown to Zero: The path to an HIV vaccine

A World AIDS Day Q&A with Fred Hutch’s Dr. Larry Corey, featured in HBO special report

Dec. 1, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch President and Director Emeritus Dr. Larry Corey and other scientists who are working on preventing, treating and potentially curing HIV/AIDS were among those interviewed for “Countdown to Zero,” a VICE special report on the progress being made to end the HIV pandemic.

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McElrath receives HIV advocacy award

Julie McElrath honored as national recipient of Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS achievement award

Dec. 6, 2010

In celebration of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation honored the humanitarian work of three noted HIV/AIDS advocates, including Dr. Julie McElrath, co-director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and a Hutchinson Center senior vice president.

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