Ecology-inspired analysis suggests why reservoirs of HIV linger in treated patients
Nov. 19, 2018
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
A study led by Drs. Joshua Schiffer and Daniel Reeves suggests that HIV persists in patients despite antiviral treatment through the natural duplication of blood cells that have HIV DNA embedded in their genes, and might be addressed by drugs that suppress such proliferation.
Why volunteer for an HIV cure study? A community group undertakes its own research to find out
June 14, 2017
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
People who volunteer for HIV cure studies “want to feel like they’re contributing to the greater body of knowledge,” according to a community-led study. “But they want to feel like they can trust [the researchers], like they’re being treated with respect.”
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