HIV Drug Truvada’s Effectiveness Reaffirmed

Could we see the end of HIV/AIDS epidemic in our lifetime?  Researchers are getting closer to a possible cure.  Truvada, a drug that has long been used as treatment for HIV-positive patients, is also the first and only FDA-approved medication to prevent HIV.  Researcher Robert Grant of the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes conducted a study that expanded previous findings that the drug can also be used as a prevention method.  Read the full article here.

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On the eve of AIDS 2012, the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, UCSF is launching its first-ever blog, UCSF AIDS 2012, to cover the news as it unfolds and to offer daily expert analysis and insight along the way.

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