UNC Health Talk

Category: HIV/AIDS

UNC Chapel

May 11, 2015

Carolina, GSK announce novel partnership to accelerate search for H...

The HIV Cure center will be located on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and will focus exclusively on finding a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Collaboration, HIV/AIDS

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Ron Swanstrom

March 18, 2015

Researchers identify timeline for HIV replication in the brain

A new study in PLoS Pathogens shows that HIV can infect the brain early on and should be combated as soon as possible with antiretroviral therapy to limit risk of dementia

HIV/AIDS, Research

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David Wohl

January 26, 2015

Becoming Less Super as a Specialist

Dr. David Wohl, an HIV/AIDS specialist at UNC, reflects on the reasons why he now finds himself drawn to fighting Ebola.

HIV/AIDS, UNC Stories

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UNC Chapel

December 19, 2014

UNC Project-China uses crowdsourcing to promote HIV Testing

UNC’s Project-China partnered with Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Global on a successful project that used crowdsourcing to promote awareness of the importance of HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM).

Collaboration, HIV/AIDS

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J. Victor Garcia

January 9, 2014

UNC research demonstrates “guided missile” strategy to kill hidden HIV

The finding provides a new route to killing persistent HIV-infected cells– a major roadblock to a cure.

HIV/AIDS, Innovation, Research

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Electron micrograph of HIV virions. Credit: CDC Public Health Image Library

March 28, 2013

Innate immune system can kill HIV when a viral gene is deactivated

Study published in PLoS Pathogens suggests new target for treatment and the eventual cure of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS, Immunity, Studies

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30 AIDS awareness ribbons.

June 6, 2011

30 years of HIV/AIDS research and treatment at UNC

On June 5, 1981, the first medical article about a disease eventually known as AIDS was published. The following timeline highlights HIV/AIDS research and treatment at the University of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Health Care System since 1981.

HIV/AIDS, Research, Treatment

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