Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure 2014

Posted on May 16, 2014 by defeatHIV

  WEBSITE ctg4hivcure2014.org DATES August 26-27, 2014 LOCATION Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA USA We are pleased to announce the inaugural Conference on Cell & Gene Therapy for HIV Cure will be held August 26-27, 2014, in Seattle, WA. This meeting is designed to foster scientific collegiality and to continue to build the important scientific collaborations and […]

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defeatHIV CAB Meetings

Posted on May 16, 2014 by defeatHIV

                                            Cal Anderson House 400 Broadway Seattle, WA 98112 RSVP TO: 206-667-5810 or mlouella@fhcrc.org         The defeatHIV Community Advisory Board (CAB) invites you to join us for our standing monthly meetings […]

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defeatHIV CAB: Meeting March 2014

Posted on March 3, 2014 by Tom Andrus

defeatHIV CAB Meeting Tuesday March 4, 2014  |  5:30-7:30 PM Cal Anderson House 400 Broadway Seattle, WA 98112 RSVP TO:  206-667-5810 or mlouella@fhcrc.org The defeatHIV Community Advisory Board (CAB) invites you to join us on Tuesday, March 4th at our next monthly CAB meeting. Agenda items include planning for our upcoming event, A Community Q&A on HIV Cure […]

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Publication Spotlight: Genetically modified hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for HIV-1-infected patients: can we achieve a cure?

Posted on February 21, 2014 by defeatHIV

The cure of a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-infected patient following allogeneic transplantation from a CCR5-null donor and potential cure of two patients transplanted with CCR5 wild-type hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) have provided renewed optimism that a potential alternative to conventional antiretroviral therapy (ART) is forthcoming. While allogeneic grafts have thus far suggested complete eradication of […]

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#defeatHIV Social Media

Posted on December 23, 2013 by defeatHIV

We’re happy to announce you can now find us on Facebook and Twitter!  We will be posting about HIV cure community events, HIV cure science in defeatHIV and elsewhere, and hot topics of discussion around HIV/AIDS and cure.  Come join the discussion!       www.facebook.com/defeatHIVseattle    @defeatHIV / www.twitter.com/defeatHIV  

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defeatHIV Events: The Word on an HIV Cure

Posted on December 23, 2013 by defeatHIV

         THE WORD ON AN HIV CURE Tuesday, January 14, 2104 7 to 8:30 PM MIller Community Center 330 19th Avenue East (intersection of Thomas and 19th Ave) Seattle, WA 98112 FOR MORE INFO: 206-667-5810 Facebook Event Page:  THE WORD ON AN HIV CURE in Seattle The defeatHIV Community Advisory Board (CAB) invites […]

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Publication Spotlight: Combinatorial anti-HIV gene therapy: using a multipronged approach to reach beyond HAART

Posted on July 27, 2013 by defeatHIV

The ‘Berlin Patient’, who maintains suppressed levels of HIV viremia in the absence of antiretroviral therapy, continues to be a standard bearer in HIV eradication research. However, the unique circumstances surrounding his functional cure are not applicable to most HIV(+) patients. To achieve a functional or sterilizing cure in a greater number of infected individuals […]

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Publication Spotlight: Predictors of hepatitis B cure using gene therapy to deliver DNA cleavage enzymes: a mathematical modeling approach

Posted on July 5, 2013 by Joshua Porterfield

Most chronic viral infections are managed with small molecule therapies that inhibit replication but are not curative because non-replicating viral forms can persist despite decades of suppressive treatment. There are therefore numerous strategies in development to eradicate all non-replicating viruses from the body. We are currently engineering DNA cleavage enzymes that specifically target hepatitis B […]

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From One To Many

Posted on June 13, 2013 by defeatHIV

The Cure Agenda for HIV/AIDS at Fred Hutch In Collaboration with defeatHIV Scientific Forum Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 11am–4pm “HIV Cure Research in Seattle – the Underlying Science and Clinical Studies” Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Community Event Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 6pm–8:30pm Timothy Brown Panel Discussion Moderated by Margaret Larson […]

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2012 POZ 100 Recognizes defeatHIV Investigators

Posted on February 28, 2013 by defeatHIV
2012 POZ 100 magazine cover

The influential HIV advocacy magazine POZ has released its 2012 POZ 100 list, which it devoted to individuals who are “Accelerating the end of AIDS”, and all three Martin Delaney Collaboratories are represented – defeatHIV, CARE and DARE.  Read below for their recognition of our defeatHIV investigators. While there is still much work to be […]

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