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Jacob Lalezari: In HIV/AIDS, "Cure Is a Four-Letter Word" (Video)

July 24, 2012

In this one-on-one interview, Jacob P. Lalezari, M.D., the director of Quest Clinical Research and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco/Mount Zion Hospital, talks with HIV advocate Jeff Taylor about the coupled optimism and cautiousness regarding the search for an HIV cure. He explains each of the primary paths currently being explored toward the development of a cure, describes the progress that has been made to date and discusses some of the challenges the field faces.

The video above has been cross-posted on with permission from our partners at the International Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS (IFARA). Visit IFARA's blog to watch more video interviews from the conference.




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