We have made unmistakable progress against HIV. But there are still many people suffering from the virus, and there are important goals that can only be achieved through research.
Human vs. Pathogen: The Art of Battling Infectious Disease
Inspired by the battle our scientists wage against deadly disease-causing pathogens, we have developed a series of posters to capture the spirit of this battle of “Human vs. Pathogen”.
(Don’t) Fear the Reaper
Zika, Ebola, H1N1 - How worried about infectious diseases should we really be?
Understanding Infectious Disease Through Music
Health transcends nearly all human experiences. In a similar vein, there are few expressions of human existence that are more universal than music.
The Global Burden of HIV
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 35 million people have died of HIV.
I Sing the Body Electric: The Immune System and HIV
How can a single virus cause such a broad range of diseases—even in patients whose infection is suppressed with drugs?
Why Is HIV So Difficult to Combat?
AIDS was first clinically observed in a patient in 1981. In the intervening 35 years, billions of dollars and many brilliant minds have been dedicated to finding a cure, but we still don't have one. Why?
How Much Is Invested In Researching Different Diseases?
If you were given $32 Billion to spend on biomedical research with the goal to make the world a healthier place, where would you start?
Up Close: Stunning Science Imagery
Each high-resolution image is a work of art, but also a clue to help our researchers understand more about the science of some of the world's deadliest diseases.
Tracing the Impact of Infectious Diseases
Photographer Keith Walters documented the stories of people and families devastated by the impact of infectious diseases. These are just a few of their stories.
Tragically, the impact and devastation of HIV/AIDS goes far beyond the 33 million lives lost.