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A Long-Term Survivor

Adapted from remarks given on May 12, 2009, at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., at a celebration for the 25th anniversary of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), an ongoing prospective study of the natural and treated hi...

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Antiretroviral Drug Development in 2009

Although the HIV drug development pipeline in 2009 appears robust if you go by the numbers -- at least a dozen agents are in later stages (phases II and III) of clinical testing -- there are no obvious miracle drugs on the horizon and little that see...

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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney

Introduction) Section 1: First Questions) Section 2: Transmission and Prevention) Section 3: Natural History) Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection) Section 5: Diagnostics) Section 6: HBV...

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TAG Remembers Paul Newman

When Paul Newman died on September 26, 2008, the world lost an extraordinary man -- one of the most talented actors of his generation, a sportsman, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. TAG joins those mourning the loss of a man whose film work touc...

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16 Radical Steps to End the AIDS Epidemic

From a special plenary session titled "Looking to the Future -- The Epidemic Steps to End the Epidemic in 2031, and New Directions in AIDS Research" at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, August 6, 2008.

Mark HarringtonTwenty year...

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Updated, Annotated Preventive Vaccine Pipeline Table

Preventive HIV VaccinesProductTypeManufacturerStatusNotesALVAC vCP1521Canarypox vector encoding: HIV-1 CRF01_AE env, clade B gag, the protease- encoding portion of the pol gene and a synthetic polypeptide encompassing several known CD8 T- cell epitop...

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Terms For Response to HCV Treatment

Treatment Response: Response to hepatitis C treatment is measured by change in HCV viral load at different time points. Since it is a common practice to release interim data from HCV treatment trials, it is important to understand what these terms me...

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Merck HIV Vaccine Trial Results: Hopes Dim for Struggling Field

Immunizations in a trial of Merck's HIV vaccine were stopped when it was determined that the vaccine was not working. There are now concerns that the vaccine may have increased the risk of HIV infection in some participants.

On September 18, 2007, t...

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Tuberculosis

Action Needed Against TB/HIV and the MDR- and XDR-TB Crisis

A TAG-sponsored forum in South Africa brought together scientists, policy makers, and community activists to discuss multidrug resistant and extensively drug resistant TB and HIV and to identify steps to address the growing crisis.

"Now that we know...

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Helping Your Immune System in the Fight Against HIV: A Talk With Steven Deeks, M.D.

About the Palm Project InterviewsTAG has conducted a series of interviews with leading scientists about the underlying pathogenesis of AIDS to gain insights into emerging lines of research and observations about the current research funding environme...