Latest Nef Stories

2010-03-20 13:30:00

Johns Hopkins scientists have found that a safe and inexpensive antibiotic in use since the 1970s for treating acne effectively targets infected immune cells in which HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, lies dormant and prevents them from reactivating and replicating.

2009-10-13 15:43:02

While studying an HIV protein that plays an essential role in AIDS progression, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered compounds that show promise as novel treatments for the disease.

2009-09-16 10:34:33

Disease mechanism in HIV infection decoded / Heidelberg virologists publish in “Cell Host & Microbe”.

2009-07-27 09:30:00

Not satisfied with simply thwarting its host's defensive maneuvers, HIV actually twists one to its advantage, based on new findings from Kyei et al. in the July 27, 2009 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology

2009-07-13 13:30:56

One of the continuing mysteries of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is why women usually develop lower viral levels than men following acute HIV-1 infection but progress faster to AIDS than men with similar viral loads.

2009-05-17 12:00:00

--Gene Transfer Technology May Lead to an HIV Vaccine-- PHILADELPHIA, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team may have broken the stubborn impasse that has frustrated the invention of an effective HIV vaccine, by using an approach that bypasses the usual path followed by vaccine developers.

2009-05-15 08:43:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Forum will host is third annual "Entrepreneurial Improv: The Battle of the Elevator Pitch," an offbeat, slightly outrageous event that highlights how successful entrepreneurs must think fast on their feet.

2009-04-13 07:58:15

Mutations that help HIV hide from the immune system undermine the virus's ability to replicate, show an international team of researchers in the April 13 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

2009-02-13 06:43:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Forum will celebrate its 23rd year as a resource for Michigan entrepreneurs in conjunction with its annual awards presentations. The event takes place at 5:00 p.m.

2009-01-16 09:20:00

Scientists have identified a new way to inhibit a molecule that is critical for HIV pathogenesis.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.