Well Said: HIV research at Carolina

Carolina researchers are getting closer to finding a cure for HIV, but one of the biggest hurdles still in their way is latency. Nancie Archin is working to better understand and combat that challenge.

With 1.1 million Americans already living with HIV and another 40,000 new cases every year, Carolina researchers have been working to hone treatments and find a cure for the virus for decades.

Through partnerships with pharmaceutical companies and collaborations with units across campus, the University’s HIV researchers are getting closer to a cure.

In this week’s episode, we’re talking about Carolina’s HIV research and the next step toward a cure with Nancie Archin, an assistant professor of medicine at the UNC School of Medicine.

Read a transcript of this episode.

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