Two doctors looking at results in a lab.
HIV breakthrough gets Temple researchers closer to the cure
Type: News Story
Scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine have furthered their research, using CRISPR technology to successfully remove viral DNA, a critical step that might lead to a cure for HIV.
November 28, 2020
Kamel Khalili and researcher in lab
Researchers discover HIV drug is effective against Zika virus
Type: News Story
The drug, rilpivirine, may also be effective against other mosquito-borne viral diseases.
November 1, 2019
A researcher holding up a syringe
Temple researchers extract HIV from infected cells
Type: News Story
The scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine are the first to demonstrate HIV can be removed from cells, preventing further infection.
May 12, 2017
Haseeb Goheer holding a soccer ball in front of a goal net.
Two goals, one game
Type: News Story
Senior Haseeb Goheer uses his love for soccer to educate others about HIV and AIDS.
March 28, 2017
An infected blood stream.
Researchers to study effects of tobacco smoke and opiates on HIV patients
Type: News Story
The study will be the first to look at the combination of tobacco smoke and opiate use in HIV patients.
September 12, 2016
Cells viewed through a microscope.
Temple scientists eliminate HIV-1 from genome of human T-cells
Type: News Story
Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine make another landmark discovery in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
March 21, 2016
Researchers examine the role of microRNAs in HIV-associated neuro-cognitive disorders
Type: News Story
Bassel Sawaya, associate professor of neurology in Temple’s School of Medicine, has been awarded two Research Grants (RO1s) by the National Institutes of Health to examine and understand the role of microRNAs in the development of neurocognitive disorders associated with HIV. The two grants, one for five years and another for three years with the potential for two additional years, total $2.96 mi
November 29, 2011