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An intriguing new finding has the scientific community abuzz

A Marker of Latently Infected Cells?

An intriguing new finding has the scientific community abuzz


New amfAR Grants Bring Bioengineering to Bear

An new round of innovative cure-focused research grants pairs leading bioengineers with established HIV scientists.

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Our Research Roadmap

Four key questions that need to be answered in order to achieve a cure.

Brazilians Host amfAR HIV Research Summit

Brazilians Host amfAR HIV Research Summit

Community event in São Paulo addressed progress in HIV cure research, amfAR’s Countdown to a Cure for AIDS, and HIV research in Brazil.

Early HIV Infection May Hold Key to Potential Cure

Early HIV Infection May Hold Key to Potential Cure

Dr. Jintanat Ananworanich of the U.S. Military HIV Research Program lays out a framework for the future of cure research.

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Thursday, April 27

Honoring Vik Muniz, with special guest Katie Holmes and performance by Brazilian pop superstar Anitta



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Gene-Editing Technology: A Game Changer for HIV Cure Research?

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and its affiliated Gladstone Institutes, are using a cutting-edge gene-editing tool known as CRISPR to identify mutations that make immune cells resistant to HIV.


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amfAR-Funded HIV Scholars Program Featured in AIDS and Behavior Supplement

amfAR has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh to produce a supplement to the journal AIDS and Behavior devoted to the HIV Scholars Program at the University’s Center for LGBT Health Research.

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Clinging to the Positive

Artist Mykki Blanco discusses living with HIV on National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

Straight with HIV: An Interview with Joshua Middleton
Straight with HIV: An Interview with Joshua Middleton

In observance of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day on April 10, we spoke to Middleton about coping in the aftermath of diagnosis, combating HIV stereotypes, and raising awareness among youth.

The Time Is Now!

A collection of classic hits from the 1980s featuring Sugar for Sugar (with Scarlett Johansson), Aloe Blacc, Theophilus London, and many more was created specifically to benefit amfAR.

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Countdown to a Cure Timepiece

amfAR's Milestone Partner, Harry Winston, Inc., is launching a limited-edition Countdown to a Cure timepiece to benefit the Foundation's efforts to develop a cure for HIV.


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