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Immune cells in the gut may improve control of HIV growth
A new study may help clarify why some people infected with HIV are better able to control the virus. It may also pinpoint a target for treatment during early HIV infection aimed at increasing the supply of certain immune cells in the gut.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Breast milk kills HIV and blocks its oral transmission in humanized mouse
New research from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine demonstrates that breast milk in a humanized mouse model has a strong virus killing effect and protects against oral transmission of HIV.
Located in News / 2012 / June
UNC research to be featured at world’s largest AIDS conference
Research from every corner of the UNC campus will be represented at the International AIDS Conference, to be held July 22-27 in Washington, D.C.
Located in News / 2012 / July
Pioneering study shows drug can purge dormant HIV
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published pioneering research showing that a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma was able to dislodge hidden virus in patients receiving treatment for HIV.
Located in News / 2012 / July
UNC’s Myron Cohen and Terry Magnuson elected to Institute of Medicine
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Located in News / 2012 / October
UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Located in News / 2012 / October
Cohen named "Tar Heel of the Year" by the Raleigh News & Observer
Myron Cohen, MD, J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, was featured in the Sunday, Dec. 30 issue of the N&O along with Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, also a "Tar Heel of Year" for 2012.
Located in News / 2012 / December
UNC-led international study shows early treatment with antiretroviral therapy prevents HIV transmission
A research study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has made a major discovery in the effort to halt the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Located in News / 2011 / May
Preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS with humanized BLT mice
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine further validates the use of humanized BLT mice in the fight to block HIV transmission.
Located in News / 2011 / May
30 years of HIV/AIDS research and treatment at UNC
On June 5, 1981, the first medical article about a disease eventually known as AIDS was published. The following timeline highlights HIV/AIDS research and treatment at the University of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Health Care System since 1981.
Located in News / 2011 / June