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A Cure for HIV

Steven G. Deeks, MD
Professor, UCSF Positive Health Program at San Francisco General Hospital

Satish Pillai, PhD (moderator)
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Drs. Steven G. Deeks and Satish Pillai discuss whether there might be a cure for HIV infection in the future.


Treat All. It's the Right Thing to Do.

Dr. Arthur J. Ammann discusses the benefits of early antiretroviral treatment for all HIV-infected individuals regardless of CD4 count or clinical status.


HIV Care: There's Still Work to Be Done

Dr. Paul A. Volberding examines the evolving system of health care payment in the United States and the implications of the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act for the future of HIV treatment.


Long-Term Testosterone Replacement in HIV-Infected Men: A Call for Reexamination

Drs. Gabriel Chamie and Annie Luetkemeyer discuss the risk and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy and examine the long-term implications for HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral treatment.


Med Reconciliation: Bad as a Trip to the Dentist?

Dr. Ian R. McNicholl discusses the benefits of medication reconcillation and offers a list of best practices for primary care providers in managing that task.


Immunologic Nonresponders: Suboptimal CD4 T-Cell Response in Antiretroviral-Treated, HIV-Infected Patients

Dr. Hiroyu Hatano discusses the mechanisms of suboptimal immune recovery in patients receiving antiretroviral treatment and offers suggestions for means of better understanding this increasingly important area of HIV research.


Antiretrovirals Aren't Just for Treatment Anymore...Maybe

Susan Buchbinder, MD, and Albert Liu, MD, discuss the promising results from their recent study of ARVs for HIV prevention in high-risk populations.


Retention in Care for HIV-Infected Patients in Resource-Limited Settings: Challenges and Opportunities

Elvin Geng, MD, MPH, discusses retention in care as a crucial component of successful HIV care in resource-limited settings and an area in need of better methods of study.


HIV Neuroretinal Disorder: A New Complication of Accelerated Aging in the Modern Antiretroviral Therapy Era

In this commentary, Mark Jacobson, MD, discusses HIV neuroretinal disorder, a condition that is common (but incompletely studied) in persons with advanced HIV disease and that may be related to immune dysregulation.