Towards an HIV cure: a global scientific strategy

Steven G Deeks, Brigitte Autran, Ben Berkhout, Monsef Benkirane, Scott Cairns, Nicolas Chomont, Tae Wook Chun, Melissa Churchill, Michele Di Mascio, Christine Katlama, Alain Lafeuillade, Alan Landay, Michael M Lederman, Sharon R Lewin, Frank Maldarelli, David M Margolis, Martin M Markowitz, Javier Martinez-Picado, James Mullins, John W MellorsSantiago Moreno, Una M O'Doherty, Sarah Palmer, Marie Capucine Penicaud, Matija B Peterlin, Guido Poli, Jean Pierre Routy, Christine Rouzioux, Guido Silvestri, Mario Stevenson, Amalio Telenti, Carine Van Lint, Eric Verdin, Anne Woolfrey, John A Zaia, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi

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Abstract

Given the limitations of antiretroviral therapy and recent advances in our understanding of HIV persistence during effective treatment, there is a growing recognition that a cure for HIV infection is both needed and feasible. The International AIDS Society convened a group of international experts to develop a scientific strategy for research towards an HIV cure. Several priorities for basic, translational and clinical research were identified. This Opinion article summarizes the group s recommended key goals for the international community. ? 2012 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607 - 614
Number of pages8
JournalNature Reviews Immunology
Volume12
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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