Wistar Wire: HIV AIDS

Ben Leach
This month, we cover updates in the field of HIV and AIDS research and the new Wistar Ambassadors program as well as cover the important news and events concerning The Wistar Institute.
 Professor Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M, D.Phil.
Professor Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M, D.Phil.
Wistar Professor Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M, D.Phil, has received a four-year, $6.2 million grant to lead a clinical trial that seeks to "drain the viral reservoir" of the HIV-1 virus in patients with HIV/AIDS.
Awards, HIV-AIDS
Since my return from the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week, I’ve been asked repeatedly about what is undoubtedly the biggest news of the meeting: “So, do you think she is cured?”
June is AIDS Education Month in Philadelphia, organized by Wistar collaborators Philadelphia FIGHT. Lectures, dance contests (that's right—more than one!), gospel music, community cookouts, and much more are in store.
Events, HIV-AIDS