HIV-infected Cells

Molecule key to shock-and-kill strategy against HIV

A new molecule that binds HIV-infected cells to the immune system's killer T cells could become a key part of a shock-and-kill strategy to clear the deadly infection, scientists say.

Sep 29, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
A biosensor to peer into insides of HIV-infected cell

A biosensor to peer into insides of HIV-infected cell

A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions between the AIDS virus and the tuberculosis causing bacteria within the cells.

Dec 14, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

Virus that kills HIV-infected cells created

A USC scientist has created a virus that hunts down HIV-infected cells, which could herald a breakthrough toward curing the disease.

Aug 09, 2011, 18:01 PM IST