A Northwestern Medicine study found the human immunodeficiency virus uses proteins called diaphanous-related formins to hijack the cytoskeleton of healthy cells.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions to be connected to infectivity.
First-year medical students participated in small group discussions and activities focused on HIV/AIDS to integrate and apply what they’d learned previously in a new context.
Two HIV-associated cancers are less common since the advent of antiretroviral therapy, but still occur in patients with controlled HIV, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Days event featured presentations on student research conducted around the world, as well as expert discussions on healthcare in Africa and HIV/AIDS treatment.
A five-year, $3.3 million grant will help Northwestern Medicine scientists develop and expand a software tool that will simplify and streamline social network data collection related to HIV transmission.
Robert Murphy, MD, director of Feinberg’s Center for Global Health, will lead a program training scientists in Mali to conduct research on HIV and mycobacterial disease.
Scientists have created a glowing map of the very first cells to be infected with an HIV-like virus, pinpointing the vulnerable points where HIV may enter the female reproductive tract.
A team left by Northwestern Medicine biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser, PhD, designed an intravaginal ring equipped with a novel drug release mechanism that enables the delivery of a diverse array of drugs for extended durations.
HIV still replicates in lymphoid tissue, even when it is undetectable in the blood of patients on antiretroviral drugs, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.