PLoS Medicine: Advances in HIV prevention, treatment and cure – Special issue

Selected articles from the 20 wide-reaching papers in this issue include:

  • The end of HIV: Still a very long way to go, but progress continues – Steven Deeks, Sharon Lewin, Linda-Gail Bekker
  • Extensive virologic and immunologic characterization in an HIV-infected individual following allogeneic stem cell transplant and analytic cessation of antiretroviral therapy – Cummins et al.
  • Respondent-driven sampling for identification of HIV- and HCV-infected people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men in India – Solomon S et al.
  • The expanding epidemic of HIV-1 in the Russian Federation – Beyrer C et al.
  • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and early antiretroviral treatment among female sex workers in South Africa – Eakle R et al.
  • Safety, pharmacokinetics, and immunological activities of multiple intravenous or subcutaneous doses of an anti-HIV monoclonal antibody, VRC01, administered to HIV-uninfected adults – Meyer K et al.
  • Prospects for passive immunity to prevent HIV infection – Morris L et al.
  • HIV prevalence and behavioral and psychosocial factors among transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men in 8 African countries – Poteat T et al.
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) event rates in HIV-positive persons at high predicted CVD and CKD risk: A prospective analysis of the D:A:D observational study – Boyd MA et al.
  • Reaching global HIV/AIDS goals: What got us here, won’t get us there – El Sadr W et al.

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