IAS (International AIDS Society) Conference

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Really Rapid Review -- Paris IAS 2017

Paul Sax, M.D., recaps dozens of highlights from 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science.

By Paul E. Sax, M.D. for NEJM Journal Watch

HIV Antiretroviral Therapy: Past, Present and Future

In the last two decades, antiretroviral therapy has dramatically improved the health of people living with HIV. Let’s take a brief look at the past and present before we look forward to HIV treatment in 2020.

By Sony Salzman

Roy Gulick on the Evolution of HIV Treatment After 1996 (Video)

Today, new classes of antiretrovirals, such as attachment inhibitors, continue to be developed, and synthetic versions of naturally occurring antibodies -- broadly neutralizing antibodies -- are being studied for both HIV treatment and prevention....

By Barbara Jungwirth

Follow the Money

If you want to fight the HIV epidemic, you have to put your money where your mouth is.

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

Julio Montaner on the Last 20 Years in HIV Research (Video)

Looking back on how far we have come, Julio Montaner, M.D., director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS says we now have the "irrefutable, conclusive, impeccable" proof that starting HIV treatment immediately after testing posi...

By Barbara Jungwirth

New Antiretrovirals, New Formulations and New Strategies for HIV Treatment

Here's a recap of some promising news about novel HIV drugs coming through the pipeline for people with HIV, a new version of an existing drug that improves safety without compromising effectiveness, and a potential new use for an existing medication...

By Liz Highleyman for BETA

HPTN 052: No HIV Transmissions on Effective Antiretroviral Therapy but Only Limited Data on Viral Failure and Drug Resistance

Although finding no linked transmissions is clearly important and impressive, it is unclear why the extremely limited data on viral failure has been held back for so long.

By Simon Collins for HIV i-Base

What's the Next Big Question in HIV Treatment?

Now that a major study has concluded that the benefits of starting treatment immediately far outweighs the risks of delaying for all individuals living with HIV – what’s the next big question researchers should try to answer about HIV treatment?

By Myles Helfand

HIV Antiretroviral Study Highlights From IAS 2015

We briefly summarize some of the most noteworthy new HIV treatment studies presented at a major research conference that took place this month.

By Myles Helfand

WHO Testing Guidelines Tackle the Most Problematic 90 of 90-90-90 With Look at Strategies

WHO releases 2015 Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Testing Services with five Cs: consent, confidentiality, counselling, correct results and connection.

By Antigone Barton for Science Speaks