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Experimental HIV vaccine clinical trial to expand in South Africa

Scientists give go-ahead for what could become the first licensed vaccine against the AIDS virus

May 18, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists give the go-ahead for what could become the first licensed vaccine against the AIDS virus.

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Seattle's life sciences scene in the spotlight

Xconomy forum highlights research in vaccines, organ transplants, big data, more

May 3, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

It was a dizzying round-up of Seattle’s life sciences research and biotech scene, from designer proteins to the looming threat of the Zika virus. This year’s forum was titled “Life Sciences Disruptors,” though Lash and the other speakers didn’t focus on the technology buzzword theme, but if there was one common thread to the afternoon’s whirlwind tour of Seattle’s public and private life sciences work it was that which is new and unexpected — and a look to the future of healthcare.

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Zika virus: 6 key things we don’t yet know

From lack of data to inconclusive blood tests to the unique challenges of pregnancy, experts weigh in on the knowledge gaps in this emerging infection

Feb. 2, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The sudden appearance of Zika virus in the Americas — and the seemingly new tie to the birth defect where infants’ brains don’t full develop during pregnancy — underscore the huge gaps in our knowledge about the disease.

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‘Don’t stop now’: an endgame for HIV/AIDS

HBO’s ‘Countdown to Zero,’ featuring Fred Hutch researchers, shows the pandemic remains, but fresh hope abounds

Dec. 2, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

The new HBO documentary, “Countdown to Zero,” featuring Fred Hutch HIV-research pioneers, paints a clear picture of how prevalent HIV still is and chronicles the progress being made toward preventing and even curing it.

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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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Charlie Sheen’s announcement reveals ‘ugly ogre underneath’ public awareness of HIV

Reactions underscore disease’s lingering stigma

Nov. 17, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Media and online reactions to actor Charlie Sheen’s announcement Tuesday that he is HIV positive shows how far we have — and haven’t — come in the past three decades. Sheen is taking live-saving antiviral drugs. As long as he controls his virus with medication, he is likely to live a normal lifespan, Sheen's doctor said.

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