Barry Krost, Entertainment Professional, Joins ARA’s Board

A conversation with new board member, entertainment manager and producer, Barry Krost

Barry_with_CC__LB_200x120 “I came out at a very early age – during my early teens. Entertainment was one of the few industries in England where I felt safe and protected. Originally I wanted to be a movie star. I wanted to be loved and adored. But people’s appetite for pear-shaped, short, Jewish gay guys turned out to be limited. One day a friend said to me – ‘Are you willing to be an artist who fails? Or a... Read More

ARA Takes Note: FDA Approves Fulyzaq

lush_foligage_and_croton_200x120 The Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of botanical drug Fulyzaq (Crofelemer) is of particular significance to AIDS Research Alliance. ARA was an investigational site in the clinical trial stage of the drug’s development, and ARA is working on its own botanically sourced HIV cure strategy – prostratin. Fulyzaq is the first drug the FDA has ever approved for the treatment of HIV-related diarrhea. Diarrhea is a common side effect of the drugs prescribed... Read More

What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?

Legacy_Giving_-_fern_200x100 In February 2013, AIDS Research Alliance (ARA) received a generous bequest of $100,000 from the Susan A. Miller 2010 Trust. ARA was in great company, including the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Cancer Society. Read More Raises $38k for HIV Cure Research

Staff_-_brtness_2x1 “Shop and Support” programs are a fantastic way for people to support their chosen cause without spending an extra dime. In the last year, ARA has partnered with one Shop & Support organization that has proven to be particularly fruitful – Through, when ARA supporters shop at various online vendors, a portion of the sale is funneled back to support ARA. Read More

World AIDS Day 2012

gottlieb_,_hardy On the evening of November 30th, AIDS Research Alliance hosted the first World AIDS Day Concert at The Colburn School. Despite the gray weather, hundreds of dedicated supporters came out to observe World AIDS Day in Los Angeles. Our VIP reception for our honored guests and community partners was held next-door to The Colburn School, at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Representatives from our World AIDS Day sponsors also joined us for appetizers and... Read More

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