UNMC Makes Breakthrough in HIV Research

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced that researchers there, in cooperation with a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a special mouse model.” For the first time, researchers say they have eliminated “replication-competent HIV-1 DNA, the virus responsible for AIDS, from the genomes of living animals,” according to a UNMC release. “Our study shows that...