Posts Tagged ‘AIDS’

Dr. Hannah Gay: One year later — UMMC doctor looks back — and ahead — at breakthrough HIV treatment

by Lynn Lofton Published: April 14,2014

Tags: AIDS, Business, healthcare, HIV, Mississippi, Uninversity of Mississippi Medical Center

It has been a busy, full year since Hannah Gay, M.D. at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and her colleagues first discussed publicly the case of the Mississippi baby HIV case. The child is now 3 years old and still free of HIV. “We’re excited and feel the longer she (the baby) goes without […] [...]

AIDS trial group inspired by curing of baby at UMMC

JACKSON — An international group devoted to pediatric AIDS treatment is taking on a long-term global trial in hopes of replicating the success a University of Mississippi Medical Center researcher achieved in curing a baby born to an HIV-positive woman. And although Dr. Hannah Gay, Mississippi’s leading pediatric AIDS specialist, won’t be directly involved, “I […] [...]

UMMC provides treatment in reported first “functional HIV cure”

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson is reporting its involvement in what researchers say could be a huge break in the fight to cure HIV infections in children. According to a UMMC press release, a research partnership shared between the medical center, John Hopkins Children’s Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical School […] [...]

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