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Ask the Doc: A Cure for HIV?

By Demetre Daskalakis | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Five years ago, experts would have scoffed at the idea of a cure for HIV. Today, it may be closer than ever.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 10, 2014
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

HIV Back in "Cured" Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Two patients who were presumably cured of HIV and cancer after bone-marrow transplants discovered that their HIV recently returned.

Philly Group Launches First Annual AIDS Cure Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
Philly’s AIDS Policy Project is focusing on positive thinking, by launching the first-ever AIDS Cure Day, on Oct. 5. They’re asking individuals and groups across the country to imagine a world without AIDS.

Two More Cured of HIV From Stem-Cell Transplants

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 12, 2013
On the heels of the Berlin patient, amfAR announces that two more HIV-positive patients have been seemingly cured of HIV after undergoing stem-cell transplants.

Timothy Ray Brown, Cured of HIV, Works to Help Others

By Shaun Knittel | Friday Jun 21, 2013
The "Berlin Patient," Timothy Ray Brown, spoke at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center about being cured of HIV, and helping other PLWHAs.

Tracking the New Buzz Around the HIV Cure

By Shaun Knittel | Saturday Mar 23, 2013
The medical community is abuzz with new developments around an HIV cure, from the newborn baby to the 14 patients cured of HIV, and new hope in bee venom.

amfAR Funds Innovative Approaches to HIV Research

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 4, 2013
The American Foundation for AIDS Research recently announced a new round of grants, looking at issues that include the Berlin patient and possible HIV vaccine trials.

Looking Back at the Last Year in HIV Science, Activism and Policy

By Beth Dugan | Thursday Nov 29, 2012
EDGE takes a look back at the year in HIV, from the FDA approval of Stribild and Truvada, to the promise of a cure with the Berlin patient, to the president’s repeal of the HIV travel ban and the 19th Annual International AIDS Conference.

APLA Looks Toward a Cure in "HIV Matters" Town Hall Forum

By David De Bacco | Saturday Nov 24, 2012
The AIDS Project Los Angeles quarterly Town Hall focused on HIV cure research in their "HIV Matters" Town Hall. Featured writers included Berlin patient Timothy Ray Brown and keynote speaker Dr. David DiGiusto.