Michael Saag, M.D., and Jeanne Marazzo, M.D. are leading HIV researchers and clinicians who can discuss the potential impact of the latest finding that a second patient appears to have been cured of HIV infection. 

MEDIA CONTACT

Available for logged-in reporters only

Newswise: Is the latest HIV discovery a major step in a large-scale cure for HIV infection?

Credit: UAB News

Caption: Michael Saag, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for AIDS Research at UAB, has made seminal discoveries in the genetic evolution of HIV.

Newswise: Is the latest HIV discovery a major step in a large-scale cure for HIV infection?

Credit: UAB News

Caption: Michael Saag, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for AIDS Research at UAB, has made seminal discoveries in the genetic evolution of HIV.

Newswise: Is the latest HIV discovery a major step in a large-scale cure for HIV infection?

Credit: UAB News

Caption: Jeanne Marrazzo is a leading researcher in HIV and sexually transmitted infections. She helps build relationships and interactions between basic and clinical scientists to collaborate on research and expand opportunities in finding new methods for preventing and managing common diseases.

Newswise: Is the latest HIV discovery a major step in a large-scale cure for HIV infection?

Credit: UAB News

Caption: Jeanne Marrazzo is a leading researcher in HIV and sexually transmitted infections. She helps build relationships and interactions between basic and clinical scientists to collaborate on research and expand opportunities in finding new methods for preventing and managing common diseases.

Newswise: Is the latest HIV discovery a major step in a large-scale cure for HIV infection?

Credit: UAB News

Caption: Michael Saag, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for AIDS Research at UAB, has made seminal discoveries in the genetic evolution of HIV. His work focuses on new drug development, translation of basic science findings into clinical practice principles and the long-term outcomes of therapy. He moderated the first of five White House Office of National AIDS Policy dialogues on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2011.