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amfAR Awards New Gene Therapy Grants

amfAR Awards New Gene Therapy Grants

Researchers are pioneering gene therapy approaches to target and eliminate the HIV reservoir.

Dr. Arthur Ammann

Remembering Dr. Arthur Ammann

Former president of amfAR, Dr. Ammann was a physician, researcher and a leading expert on pediatric HIV. He passed away on August 15.


NIH Renews Support for TREAT Asia

The five-year $14.5 million award will support efforts to integrate clinical care and research and target vulnerable communities.


AIDS at 40: A Reflection

amfAR CEO Kevin Robert Frost looks to the future with a measure of optimism and a lot of gratitude.

Transgender People Neglected in National HIV Plans

Transgender People Neglected in National HIV Plans

New amfAR infographics show how transgender populations are not adequately represented in national HIV strategic plans.

Friday, September 10

Friday, September 10

amfAR returns to the Venice Film Festival for a spectacular benefit gala featuring a special performance by Nicole Scherzinger.

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amfAR’s Epic Voices Series Wins Award

PRNEWS panel declared amfAR’s Epic Voices to be inspiring, innovative, and deserving of industry-wide recognition for its impact on the global community.

Connections - Episode 6: COVID & HIV – Jonathan Cohen

Meet Jonathan Cohen, Director of the Global Public Health Program at Open Society Foundations. Jonathan spoke to amfAR about an opinion piece he wrote for STAT News, where he discussed his decision to publicly disclose his HIV status upon getting a Covid-19 vaccination.

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We are constantly gathering new information to keep you up to date on the intersection between HIV and COVID-19. The hard-won lessons of HIV research are informing the race to find effective treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19.


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