21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)


What Would an HIV Cure Mean for You?

July 28, 2016


Update on Genetic Engineering for an HIV Cure

Undoubtedly, an HIV cure would change the world, but we're still a long way from eradicating the virus. Thankfully, researchers are making strides toward achieving this goal with new strategies, such as gene therapy or immune activation. But while we wait for a cure, we asked some HIV experts and community members what an HIV cure would mean for them, whether in their work or everyday life.

Interviews for this slide show were conducted by Naomi Harris, M.P.H.

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