HIV genome bends over backwards to help virus take over cells

Differently shaped RNA molecules allow HIV to express different genes from the same RNA sequence.

Eva Frederick | Whitehead Institute • mit
May 11, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: whitehead-institute biology viruses rna hivaids genetics algorithms medicine research disease computer-science-and-technology

New drug capsule may allow weekly HIV treatment | MIT News

Replacing daily pills with a weekly regimen could help patients stick to their dosing schedule.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 9, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  research  hivaids  chemical-engineering  medicine  drug-delivery  drug-development  koch-institute  school-of-engineering  national-institutes-of-health-nih

Course helps girls in Botswana avoid HIV and “sugar daddies” | MIT News

Youth-to-youth program teaches girls about the increased odds of contracting HIV from older men.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 25, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  startups  alumniae  economics  mathematics  school-of-science  shass  international-initiatives  africa  disease  behavior  hivaids  k-12-education  education  education-teaching-academics

Senior Kristen Finney and GlobeMed lend a helping hand | MIT News

MIT students partner with a clinic in Togo to improve health care for HIV/AIDS patients.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
Oct. 13, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  school-of-engineering  chemical-engineering  students  undergraduate  profile  global  developing-countries  development  africa  health  health-care  volunteering-outreach-public-service  hivaids

Targeting DNA | MIT News

Protein-based sensor could detect viral infection or kill cancer cells.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 21, 2015 ~6 min

Tags:  research  biological-engineering  synthetic-biology  genetics  dna  cancer  hivaids  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes  school-of-engineering

Seeking rare cells | MIT News

Christopher Love uses microscale technology to isolate rare cells, yielding insight into human disease.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
June 17, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  chemical-engineering  cancer  hivaids  microfluidics  research  koch-institute  broad-institute  school-of-engineering  profile  faculty  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology

Evaluating strategies for HIV vaccination | MIT News

Study yields insight into generating antibodies that target different strains of HIV.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 6, 2015 ~8 min

Tags:  hivaids  vaccines  chemical-engineering  biological-engineering  chemistry  physics  research  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  national-institutes-of-health-nih

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