Discovery May Help Prevent HIV: Insights Into Eliminating Reservoirs of HIV-1, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Study

Published: Apr 18, 2013

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered how the protein that blocks HIV-1 from multiplying in white blood cells is regulated. HIV-1 is the virus that causes AIDS, and the discovery could lead to novel approaches for addressing HIV-1 "in hiding" -- namely eliminating reservoirs of HIV-1 that persist in patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy.

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