Tag Archive: AIDS

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/

Dec 27 2013

AIDS Researcher Robert Doms, MD, PhD, Named AAAS Fellow

Children’s Hospital AIDS researcher and Pathologist-in-chief Robert W. Doms, MD, PhD, who also serves as chair of the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology, was named an AAAS Fellow along with four UPenn investigators.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/aids-researcher-robert-doms-md-phd-named-aaas-fellow/

Jun 06 2013

Experts Call for “Human Vaccines Project” to Accelerate Vaccine Development

A group of prominent vaccine researchers, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s chief scientific officer, Philip R. Johnson, MD, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Stanley Plotkin, MD, recently called for a “human vaccines project” to accelerate the development of vaccines to prevent “major global killers such as AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other infectious diseases.”

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/experts-call-for-human-vaccines-project-to-accelerate-vaccine-development/