What is failure?  Shelved cancer treatment becomes first effective AIDS/HIV treatment

April 28, 2022 Allyson J. Bennett, Jeremy D. Bailoo, Sangy Panicker 1964.  Lead scientist, Jerome P. Horwitz, working on new cancer treatments developed azidothymidine in 1964. Their work was funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI, Grant #’s CY-5943 and CA-02903), one of the institutes within the publicly-funded US National Institutes of Health (NIH).  It … Continue reading What is failure?  Shelved cancer treatment becomes first effective AIDS/HIV treatment

Remembering a hero of the struggle against HIV/AIDS

December 1st is World AIDS Day, dedicated to raising awareness of the worldwide AIDS pandemic, to support people living with HIV/AIDS and to commemorate those who died. The disease has claimed over 25 million lives.  Worldwide, over 33 million people are now living with HIV/AIDS. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first report … Continue reading Remembering a hero of the struggle against HIV/AIDS