Category Archive: HIV/Aids

Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

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Feb 27 2015

CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s own Philip R. Johnson, MD was consulted for a number of articles about an exciting new HIV vaccine study.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-hiv-expert-consulted-novel-vaccine-study/

Oct 31 2014

New Grant to Explore Eradicating HIV from Hiding Places in the Brain

Exploring new methods to eradicate HIV that lingers in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatment is the focus of a new study by investigators at Children’s Hospital and Temple University.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-grant-explore-eradicating-hiv-hiding-places-brain/

Mar 24 2014

CHOP Researcher Advances Adolescent Care in Africa

A Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia pediatrician’s research projects span across continents to Botswana, a sub-Saharan African country with a busy clinic for 2,000 HIV-infected children and adolescents who stole her heart.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researcher-advances-adolescent-care-africa/

May 07 2013

CHOP, Penn Study Shows Less-Used HIV Drug More Effective for Infected Children

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, along with colleagues at the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence, conducted the first large-scale comparison the two drugs, efavirenz and nevirapine.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-penn-study-shows-less-used-hiv-drug-more-effective-for-infected-children/