Science: Understanding HIV Latency
A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.
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HIV Treatment Prevents Infection
Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission a study led by UNC found. The HPTN 052 study results confirm the urgent need to treat people with HIV infection as soon as infection is diagnosed to protect their health and for public health.
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UNC Receives $23 Million to Cure HIV
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) selected CARE, the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication, which is based at UNC, for refunding after a competitive application process. The $23 million award will continue CARE's "kick and kill" strategy for curing HIV.
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Podcast: Bringing Breast Exams to Malawi
Breast cancer was not a death sentence for Malawi native Maggie Zgambo. She believes God spared her to spread awareness about breast cancer. She was one of four women to take part in the first breast cancer screening pilot study in Malawi launched by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Video: 2BeatHIV Engages Community
While researchers have been studying HIV for more than 30 years, the public still harbors misconceptions about the virus. Dr. Allison Mathews had made it her mission to engage the community in cure research. She's starting with Durham, but her work has a global goal.
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Student Spotlight

Rotary Peace Fellows’ Projects Merge Global and Local Health

Rotary Peace Fellows’ Projects Merge Global and Local Health

A Japanese educator is improving early childhood development in Africa. An Australian nurse is developing a mobile health app for European refugees. And a Kenyan environmental science specialist is hoping to improve water conditions for all citizens of his country. Meet the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Fellows. Read More...>>

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Faculty Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

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Clinical Spotlight

Eron Honored for AIDS Service

Eron Honored for AIDS Service

The desire to treat people living with HIV grew from Joe Eron’s first inpatient rotation as a medical student in the early 1980’s. Thirty years later and Eron has helped save countless lives as an HIV clinician-researcher. He was recently honored by the NC Community AIDS Fund. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

Division of ID: Awards & Honors

Division of ID: Awards & Honors

From being honored with distinguished teaching awards to acceptance into national honor societies, UNC Division of Infectious Diseases faculty and staff have had an impressive academic year. Check out a full list of awards and honors. Read More...>>

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