Drug-Resistant HIV Genes Identified

It is estimated that 38 million people worldwide are currently infected with HIV and that 4.1 million more are added each year. For scientists to design treatment therapies that are effective over the long-term it is essential to learn more about how the virus mutates and develops resistance to medications.

New, groundbreaking research by University of Victoria bio-medical engineer Stephanie Willerth has significantly advanced the understanding of HIV and how to treat it.

Read full article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101210154517.htm

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