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Patent Set for Long-Term Drug Capsules

Star-shaped drug delivery

Techniques for delivering drugs in capsule form that last a week or longer in the patient are expected to receive a patent soon from U.S. authorities. . . . → Read More: Patent Set for Long-Term Drug Capsules

Infographic – HIV Infections Growing in Eastern Europe

Chart: HIV cases in Europe

While much attention is focused on the continuing AIDS and HIV crisis in Africa, countries in Eastern Europe are also facing growing numbers of HIV infections. . . . → Read More: Infographic – HIV Infections Growing in Eastern Europe

Antibody Combination Shown to Suppress HIV

T-cell infected by HIV

Results from a small-scale clinical trial show a combination of antibodies can suppress the HIV virus for many weeks after stopping antiretroviral therapy. . . . → Read More: Antibody Combination Shown to Suppress HIV

Technique Assessed for Comparing Effectiveness Between Drugs

Analytics

An academic-industry research team validated a statistical technique to evaluate the effectiveness of different drugs treating the same disease, without conducting separate head-to-head clinical trials. . . . → Read More: Technique Assessed for Comparing Effectiveness Between Drugs

HIV Drugs Formulated Into Once-Weekly Capsules

Medical and engineering researchers developed and tested in pigs a technique for packing several drugs into a capsule taken once a week to prevent and treat HIV infections. . . . → Read More: HIV Drugs Formulated Into Once-Weekly Capsules

Start-Up Lands $10M for Gene-Editing HIV Treatments

A new enterprise developing treatments using gene editing to eliminate HIV infections received $10 million in its seed funding round. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Lands $10M for Gene-Editing HIV Treatments

Gene Editing Could Lead to an HIV Cure

Researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh published a study, which involved gene editing to remove HIV DNA from rat and mouse models. . . . → Read More: Gene Editing Could Lead to an HIV Cure

Messenger RNA Engineered to Produce Antibodies

Academic and industry researchers demonstrated production of therapeutic antibodies inside cells of lab mice, offering a simpler and lower-cost alternative to monoclonal antibodies. . . . → Read More: Messenger RNA Engineered to Produce Antibodies

Biotech, Univ of Miami Spin-Off Vaccine Company

Biotechnology company Heat Biologics Inc. is licensing research from University of Miami in Florida to develop vaccines against infectious diseases, starting with the Zika virus, in a new subsidiary. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Univ of Miami Spin-Off Vaccine Company

Refillable HIV Prevention Implant in Development

A device implanted under the skin providing 60 days of antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection is in development at Houston Methodist Research Institute. . . . → Read More: Refillable HIV Prevention Implant in Development