We are pleased to announce that we have a winner for our Lunch with LeVar giveaway. Athena, a music teacher in the Fremont Unified School District in Northern California, will be having lunch with LeVar Burton at one of his favorite L.A. hotspots later this spring.
The giveaway, which was posted on numerous blogs, Facebook pages, and websites, received over 13 million impressions.
A lot has happened in the two months since I wrote my last update on ARA’s cure research progress.
In early March, I flew to Boston, Massachusetts with ARA’s Medical Director, Dr. Stephen Brown, to attend the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections [CROI].
It was a productive visit. A number of sessions at CROI focused on the findings of other laboratories’ cure research. Learning what other teams are discovering in their research...
Herminio R. Reyes, M.S., Ph.D. is a longtime member of the AIDS Research Alliance Institutional Review Board. Dr. Reyes is also an academic associate and consultant to the biomedical, biopharmaceutical and clinical laboratory industries, as well as a patient advocate and educator.
Here, we talk with Dr. Reyes about how he came to volunteer for AIDS Research Alliance, what an Institutional Review Board does, and why he still gives back to ARA -...
Globally, young women are twice as likely to become infected with HIV as their male counterparts.
On March 10th, the United States recognizes the devastating toll HIV is taking on women and girls with National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In honor of this day, we would like to share the story of one woman who reached out to us to encourage ARA in its HIV treatment and cure research: Lenora was infected...
In early 2014, the Bentley siblings contacted AIDS Research Alliance to make a donation in honor of their aunt, Betty Jane Ticho. Betty Jane had lived in Pacific Palisades, California for most of her life. In her later years, she came to know two of ARA’s longtime supporters – John Tobias and John Sovella, who were her neighbors. The generosity and kindness they showed Betty at the end of her life inspired her nephew and nieces...
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