HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD
Jan12

HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD

Published on 11 Dec 2015 HIV infects T-cells, ‘high-jacking’ their cellular machinery and turning them into virus-producing ‘factories’. A small proportion of these cells can create a persisting pool of latently infected cells, which constitute the HIV latent reservoir. There, the virus remains dormant, silent and hidden from patients’ immune defences and from otherwise effective anti-retroviral treatments. In her TEDxUCD 2015 talk...

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Irish AIDS Day
Jun22

Irish AIDS Day

Check out Lysander Preston of PosNow and Niall Mulligan (CEO of HIV Ireland) in action on TV3 on Irish AIDS Day (15th June)...

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GenerationsHIV.org – the new Digital Quilt
Jun05

GenerationsHIV.org – the new Digital Quilt

GenerationsHIV.org, a new website for films about HIV & AIDS, was launched today.  The founders, Marc Smolowitz and Jörg Fockele, hope that it will become become the most comprehensive video platform on the internet about HIV and AIDS. 5th June every year marks the anniversary of the first time the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publicly acknowledged the virus in 1981, admitting that a handful of gay men in Los Angeles...

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HIV and Me, Stephen Fry, Part 1
Jun05

HIV and Me, Stephen Fry, Part 1

British writer and actor Stephen Fry reports on the shocking increase of new HIV-infected people in Britain and in sub-Saharan Africa. Published on 18 Jun 2013

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The Diceman on the Late Late Show
Jun05

The Diceman on the Late Late Show

The Diceman was the first to come out on Live Irish television about living with AIDS. Thom McGinty (1 April 1952– 20 February 1995), known as The Diceman, was a Scottish actor, model, and street artist specialising in mime, who spent most of his career in Ireland, where he became a landmark living statue and honorary Dubliner.

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