You are here

Infant model of HIV opens new avenues for research

Thursday, September 5, 2019

American Society for Microbiology

Washington, DC - September 3, 2019 - Researchers have developed an animal model to test HIV infection and therapies in infants, allowing them to develop biomarkers to predict viral rebound after antiretroviral therapy (ART) interruption. The simian-human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV)-infected infant rhesus macaque model, a collaborative effort among researchers at several institutions, is described in a recent issue of the journal mBio.

Read more here.