Source Alert


  • “Globally, HIV/AIDS has struck developing countries the hardest in Africa, India, and parts of Asia, where children and the aged are often caregivers for the infected. Among industrialized nations where health care is most accessible, HIV has become more and more a chronic disease to be managed on a long-term basis for those who can afford treatment.”

    Helen Land Helen Land

    Expert on stress, transgender issues, postpartum depression and psychotherapy

  • “An estimated 60,000 people in the Los Angeles County area are infected, and 10,000 of these don’t even know they are infected.”

    Andrea Kovacs Andrea Kovacs

    Expert in pediatric infectious diseases and maternal/child AIDS treatment

  • “We are investigating new biomedical interventions that have the potential to significantly curb new infections…Our ‘Healthy Young Men’s Study’ provides a unique opportunity to leverage advances in science and medicine to help end the HIV epidemic in the United States.”

    michele kipke Michele D. Kipke

    Expert in children’s health services and health promotion

  • “Our laboratory has identified several microRNA-like sequences embedded in various protein-coding regions of HIV genomes. These viruses have evolved specific mechanisms to evade innate immune responses and disrupt normal cellular processes. Perhaps the new-generation drugs may be helpful in disabling HIV-sequences associated with human genomes.”

  • “My research shows that early HIV treatment and testing can significantly reduce HIV-related mortality. With continued success, we will soon celebrate World AIDS-Free Day.”

    Sood (Queally) Neeraj Sood

    Expert in health policy and economics, including the impact of pharmaceutical spending on the economy