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South Africa Approves Hemishpherx Interferon Study

By EDGE | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonĀ® N, the only FDA approved natural interferon.

World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers on Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

Friday Jul 18, 2014
World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers in Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

AIDS Scientist Pleads Not Guilty to Faking Study

By David Pitt | Friday Jul 11, 2014
A former Iowa State University scientist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging that he falsified research for an AIDS vaccine to secure millions of dollars in federal funding.

15-Year-Old Creates Faster, Cheaper HIV Test

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 15, 2014
A teenage girl from Canada who won first place in the British Columbia 2014 Regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge has developed a faster, cheaper HIV test that may change the way we look at the virus.

Dr. Perry Halkitis Leads New HIV Study

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 6, 2014
NYU researchers led by Dr. Perry Halkitis will study high rates of HIV among young, urban MSM.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

Center for Black Equity to Study HIV in Black MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
The Center for Black Equityand the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men.

Flim-Flam Man Fired After Faking Federally Funded HIV Cure

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 10, 2014
An Iowa State University assistant professor resigned after admitting he falsely claimed rabbit blood could be turned into a vaccine for the AIDS virus.

Krim Fellowships Give $1M in Grants to HIV Biomedical Researchers

By | Monday Dec 30, 2013
amfAR’s newest round of new grants gives $1M to Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research to find innovative solutions to HIV/AIDS.