Breaking barriers to a cure for HIV | UCT News

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An international, collaborative study involving the University of Cape Town (UCT) and UNC researchers has revealed an unexpected finding that could lead …

Ron Swanstrom – Surprise Finding About HIV Reservoir Could Lead to Better Therapies

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Researchers led by Ron Swanstrom, PhD, and colleagues in South Africa, discovered that the latent HIV reservoir that persists during antiretroviral treatment mostly reflects viruses present in the blood at the start of antiretroviral treatment.

We rank 4th nationally in NIH funding in 2018!

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We received over $19.2 million in funding from NIH. We rank 4th among all Biochemistry departments & the 2nd highest among public institutions.