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Sugar-binding Protein Galectin-9 Found to be a New Weapon to Cure HIV

The ultimate impediment to a cure for HIV infection is the presence of latent, HIV-infected cells, which can reawaken and produce new virus when antiretroviral drug therapy is stopped.  These latent, HIV-infected cells are untouched by antiretroviral therapy and are unseen by the immune system.  Moving medicine closer to a cure for HIV, scientists at(…)

amfAR Study Observes Potential Breakthrough in Treatment of HIV

A new study funded by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research conducted by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) observes that pharmacological enhancement of the immune systems of HIV patients could help eliminate infected cells, providing an important step in the ongoing quest to find a lasting HIV cure. The study, titled(…)

Disney Donates $1 Million To Orlando Victims

From Disney’s corporate blog: Today, the Walt Disney Company is announcing a $1 million cash commitment to the OneOrlando Fund, established by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to assist those affected by the tragic events in Orlando. Also, eligible donations from Disney employees will be matched dollar for dollar by Disney Employee Matching Gifts: A Program(…)