While HIV is no longer the death sentence it once was, we are yet to defeat it entirely. However, a new study from Oxford University offers hope that HIV will eventually have nowhere to hide. Tom Calver spoke to Professor Lucy Dorrell (Jenner Investigator) about her work on clearing HIV from the body.
CONACyT will fund through its 2016 “Frontiers of Science” call a project submitted by Dr Héctor Vivanco Cid of Universidad Veracruzana in collaboration with Prof Reyes-Sandoval Group, The Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine. The study will take place in in the sate of Veracruz, which has had the highest numbers of cases of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever in Mexico in recent years, and the highest number of hospitalisations due to this disease. It is expected that chikungunya and zika viruses will become endemic in this region as well.
Using a Human Challenge Model of Infection to Measure Vaccine Efficacy: A Randomised, Controlled Trial Comparing the Typhoid Vaccines M01ZH09 with Placebo and Ty21a. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 10 (8). Article
Elimination of Latently HIV-infected Cells from Antiretroviral Therapy-suppressed Subjects by Engineered Immune-mobilizing T-cell Receptors. Mol Ther. Article
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Prof Massimo Palmarini: Follicular dendritic cell disruption as a novel mechanism of virus-induced immunosuppression, 08/Nov/2016 14:00
Prof Robert Sauerwein: Title TBC, 07/Dec/2016 12:00