- Only one person is known to have been cured of HIV
- Combining HIV and cancer research could help towards finding a cure, write three experts
Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is the co-discoverer of HIV and immediate Past President of the International AIDS Society. Sharon Lewin is the Inaugural Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, a joint venture of the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Steven Deeks is Professor of Medicine in Residence at the University of California, San Francisco. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors.
(CNN)HIV/AIDS is perhaps the most important global health crisis in modern history. Dramatic progress has been made in controlling the virus, but efforts to find a cure are still in its infancy.