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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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EU proposals endanger HIV research

Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/eu-proposals-endanger-hiv-research/

HIV strain can infect monkeys

Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-strain-can-infect-monkeys/

Chimps get AIDS too

Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chimps-get-aids-too/

World AIDS Day - 1 December

The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-aids-day-1-december/

Vaccine protects monkeys against SIV

A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-siv/

'Glow in the dark' cats aids HIV research

Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/glow-in-the-dark-cats-aids-hiv-research/

World AIDS Day

It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-aids-day/

HIV vaccine boost

Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-vaccine-boost/

The A-Z(T) of anti-science

John Meredith, our Head of Education and Outreach, discusses the anti-science prejudice of the movie Dallas Buyers Club. Such films create a mistrust in research while encouraging crank science.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/the-a-zt-of-anti-science/

World AIDS Day 2014

Interview with Dr Monsef Benkirane, Director of the human genetic CNRS institute, Montpellier and specialist in HIV
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-aids-day-2014/

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