Garcia lab: Macrophage-tropic HIV strains

A new Journal of Clinical Investigation article from M&I Professor J. Victor Garcia's lab uses humanized mouse models to demonstrate that macrophages can sustain HIV replication in the absence of T cells. The first author of the study is Jenna Honeycutt, former M&I graduate student. See the story at the link below:

UNC School of Medicine Researchers Prove HIV Targets Tissue Macrophages

Nature Medicine, a follow-up study

And a local TV news report about the Nature Medicine article, featuring Jenna and J. Victor: