As it marks its 30th anniversary, the groundbreaking HIV research of UNSW’s Kirby Institute and its pioneering leader David Cooper has been acknowledged by the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet.
There is compelling evidence that treatment greatly reduces HIV transmission but prevention of the disease remains complex, the latest report by UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows.
New HIV notifications in the non-Indigenous population have stabilised while rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men have doubled over the past five years, according to new research.
Infectious diseases expert Clifford Lane will deliver UNSW Medicine's Dean's Lecture, outlining the challenges ahead to find a cure for the close to 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS.
While we may have tamed AIDS at home, millions more around the world remain at risk, writes David Cooper.
Earlier diagnosis of HIV and peer support for those newly diagnosed reduces the likelihood of onward transmission of the infection, according to a UNSW Kirby Institute report released today.
A landmark clinical trial led by UNSW researchers aims to halve new HIV infections in NSW within two years and 'virtually eliminate' HIV transmission by 2020.
Groundbreaking research from Australian scientists has prompted new international guidelines that will open up access to treatment and improve the health of millions of people living with HIV.
Scientists are now better able to predict how quickly the HIV virus will return after patients stop treatment following a discovery by researchers at UNSW and the University of Oxford.
Researchers have successfully tested a new drug that activates hidden reservoirs of HIV cells in individuals on antiretroviral therapy, one of the first steps to eradicating the virus and eventually finding a cure.