1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected. This overturns a longstanding belief that such viruses had no effect on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chimps-get-aids-too/
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys. This discovery is a major breakthrough in the search for a vaccine… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-strain-can-infect-monkeys/
Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey version of HIV, according to a study published… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/eu-proposals-endanger-hiv-research/
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.
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
Interview with Dr Monsef Benkirane, Director of the human genetic CNRS institute, Montpellier and specialist in HIV
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.
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…
The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
Cameloids have small antibodies that can dock in the cell receptors used by HIV virus