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Sex and the HIV Reservoir

New research points to the powerful effect of estrogen.

Renewed Funding for Bioengineering Projects

Renewed Funding for Bioengineering Projects

amfAR has awarded $1 million in phase II funding for projects applying cutting-edge technologies to HIV cure research.


Turning Idea Into Reality

amfAR examines the complex issues that will need to be navigated before these innovative new products can be made available.

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AIDS 2018

amfAR had a strong presence at this year’s International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam.


Tracking the Opioid Epidemic

A new amfAR online database provides a window into the deadly opioid epidemic unfolding across every American’s backyard.


Why Has Asia Fallen Behind on HIV/AIDS?

To meet targets, spending must be stepped up, not decreased.


amfAR’s Epic Voices

What would a cure mean for the millions of people living with HIV today?


Other News and Features

Kiehl’s 9th Annual LifeRide for amfAR

The ninth annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR kicked off in Los Angeles on August 6, 2018, beginning a week-long initiative that will raise funds for HIV/AIDS research.

A “Dangerous Complacency” Is Threatening the Global HIV Response

Both UNAIDS and a Lancet Commission led by the International AIDS Society call for immediate corrective action to meet critical targets.

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When Size Matters: How Social Media Can Help Determine Key Population Size

An amfAR-funded study finds that gay and bisexual population size is often underestimated, with harmful consequences.


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