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The future of research: HIV cure and cancer

The future of research: HIV cure and cancer

By Geneviève Almouzni, Director of the Institut Curie Research Center and CNRS Research Director As the second leading cause of death globally, cancer is a serious global health problem, accounting for 8.8 million deaths in 2015 alone. Across the world, scientists are collaborating to develop effective treatments and tools to combat this disease and save lives, making remarkable advances. In the long search for innovative ways to achieve a cure or remission for HIV, a rigorous analysis of thes...
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 Converging roads between HIV and cancer research

Converging roads between HIV and cancer research

By Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, International AIDS Society Past President and Co-Chair of the IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative, Steven Deeks, Co-Chair of the IAS HIV Cure & Cancer Forum, Sharon Lewin, Co-Chair of the IAS HIV Cure & Cancer Forum, and Anna Laura Ross, Towards an HIV Cure Research Consultant.   Great advances in science often come from outside the direct field of research. Since the early days of the epidemic, the HIV research community brought together clinicians, virolo...
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From discovery to a cure: A conversation with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

From discovery to a cure: A conversation with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

In 1983, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, a young French virologist, co-discovered the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Since that time, Françoise has dedicated her life to prioritizing basic science in the fight against AIDS and to advocating with and for people living with HIV around the world. In 2008, she received a Nobel Prize in Medicine for her groundbreaking co-discovery. Françoise was elected to the International AIDS Society (IAS) Governing Council in 2006 and served as President from 201...
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