Gene helps HIV virus adapt and maybe hide from the immune system

May 6, 2014 by

MIC Myles H. Thaler Center Professors Lou Hammarskjöld, MD, PhD and David Rekosh, PhD discovered how a specific HIV gene helps the virus adapt, and it may also help HIV hide from the immune system. This finding may offer important insight into the infection process and HIV’s confounding ability to become latent – and also into some very fundamental questions of cell biology.

Read the full article “HIV’s Unexpected Trickery” in Innovations 4, 2013