Naturally occurring variations near the human gene CHD1L may be linked to lower HIV-1 viral load in people of African ancestry, according to a new international, multicenter study published in Nature.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how HIV hijacks intracellular processes to proliferate and contribute to neurodegeneration, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.
The PrEP4Teens initiative received over $300,000 from from the Chicago Department of Public Health, Alphawood Foundation, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a new compound which could inform future HIV cure strategies, according to research published in Science Advances.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, has been named director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research.
Therapeutically inhibiting a metabolic regulator in monocytes unexpectedly increased inflammatory signaling, revealing mechanisms that could inform new strategies to treat chronic inflammatory disorders, according to a recent study.
In this feature story, Northwestern scientists share their work at the forefront of HIV research, pioneering new strategies to investigate, treat, and work towards a cure for the disease.
New advances in CRISPR gene-editing technology may lead to longer-lasting treatments and new therapeutic strategies for HIV/AIDS.
Frank Palella, MD, is working towards increasing the lifespan and “healthspan” of people living with HIV through research, education and patient care as director of the new Potocsnak Center for Aging and HIV.
Associate vice president of research Richard D’Aquila, MD, shares his perspective on the news of a possible third person cured of HIV, and the progress of HIV research in the future.