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amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

Spanish Doctors Believe They've Found a Cure for HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 7
Doctors in Barcelona, Spain believe that they have found a possible cure for HIV via a blood transfer from a donor with a genetic mutation, but researchers warn that it's going to be a long time coming.

AIDS Quilt Comes to Governor's Island as Kiehl's LifeRide Ends

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
The Kiehl's LifeRide ended its 10-day trek across the U.S. at Governor's Island in New York City, where the AIDS Quilt was displayed for all to see.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

HIV/AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Jul 15
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.

Molecule in Soy Sauce May Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | May 13
Time to order Chinese take-out! Scientists have accidentally discovered that a molecule used to enhance the flavor of common soy sauce can actually help stop HIV from spreading.

Transplant Drugs May Help Wipe Out Persistent HIV Infections

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | May 3
New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV.

Ask the Doc: False Cures and Real Breakthroughs

HIV/AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Feb 24
EDGE's resident HIV/AIDS expert, Dr. Howard Scheiner, takes a look at false cures like Russian mushrooms and fungal foot creams, and the real promise of vaccine research.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 10
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

Doctors Have Convincing Evidence Baby Born with HIV May Be Cured

HIV/AIDS | Oct 24
Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus - a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

Philly Group Launches First Annual AIDS Cure Day

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 2
Philly’s AIDS Policy Project is focusing on positive thinking, by launching the first-ever AIDS Cure Day, on Oct. 5. They’re asking individuals and groups across the country to imagine a world without AIDS.

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