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UM School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology Recruits Top HIV/AIDS Epidemiologist Shenghan Lai Along with Team of Researchers

IHV announced today that Shenghan Lai, MD, MPH and Hong Lai, PhD, MPH, in addition to three staff members, and two more to add, have joined the Institute of Human Virology. The faculty began their positions on April 1 with Professor and Associate...
31-Aug-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Human Virology and Italian Researchers Identify a SARS-CoV-2 Viral Strain with Deletion in a Protein, Possibly Reducing Fatalities

The IHV and scientists from Rome, Italy announced studies showing the emergence of a SARS-CoV-2 viral strain with a deletion in a protein known as nsp1. These data, accepted for publication by the Journal of Translational Medicine, may indicate the...
24-Aug-2020 7:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diagnostic Strategies Detect HIV Earlier and More Effectively Than Ever

Researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive testing technique that has shown the ability to detect HIV infection earlier than all current methods. This new diagnostic approach combines two existing models and is 25 times more sensitive than the...
15-Jun-2004 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Direct Observation to Improve Patient Medication Success

IHV develops new medication model for HIV/AIDS PATIENTS. Patients have coaches & partners to help them maintain rigorous schedule.
8-May-2003 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Human Virology a National AACTG-Designated Site

The Institute of Human Virology, a center of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Center and an affiliate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has become a designated site of the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group of the National...
1-Feb-2003 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Kidney Transplants Available to HIV-Positive Patients

HIV-positive patients may be eligible for kidney transplants despite the fact they have the virus that causes AIDS. Due to therapeutic advances in HIV/AIDS care, those with the AIDS virus now can be considered as candidates for a multi-center...
6-Sep-2002 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

2002 International Meeting of the Institute of Human Virology

Annual conference to spotlight AIDS vaccine developments; reports on entry inhibitors.
4-Sep-2002 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Common Flu -- or Bioterrorism?

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks and subsequent Anthrax scares, scientific researchers worldwide are working to expand the ability to rapidly assess what poses a terrorism threat to the public at large.
30-Aug-2002 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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