Danish researchers have used an anti-cancer medicine to activate HIV hidden in the cells of patients taking anti-HIV drugs, exposing the virus to the immune system and making it susceptible to attack.
The results were released today as part of the International Aid Society’s Towards an HIV Cure project advocating for increased investment in HIV cure research and the facilitation of more concerted efforts to accelerate global scientific research. The results revealed are one of the major scientific discoveries hailed at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne.
Ozlem Ozturk caught up with Anna Laura Ross the project’s HIV Cure Strategy and Science Manager a short time ago, who reflects on the convention so far and shares her passion in maintaining research as a key component in the global charge towards finding a cure for HIV.
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