The International AIDS Conference is being held in the U.S. for the first time since 1990. What progress have we made in battling this global disease since then?
July 20, 2012 |
A baby born exposed to the AIDS-causing virus received aggressive treatment that appears to have cured the child, and promises to spark new avenues for future research as well
Current efforts are failing to contain the infection
Scientists have rid one man of HIV by preventing the virus from entering certain immune cells. But the treatment was dangerous and likely unrepeatable. Can they figure out a safer, more broadly achievable way to help millions more?
Researchers have found new ways to interfere with a co-receptor important to HIV infection, and the outcomes so far are encouraging
Deadline: Jun 30 2013
Reward: $1,000,000 USD
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Deadline: Jul 15 2013
Reward: $5,000 USD
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