Navigation Links
Exciting new avenues of research and policy drive expansion of HIV treatment access, use of antiretrovirals to prevent infections and pursuit of a cure
Date:7/21/2010

ace logistical, practical and ethical obstacles. However, without more definitive data, the intuitive appeal of "test-and-treat" is unlikely to translate into action on a global scale. In the meantime, based on the available evidence, the medical community must strive to provide treatment under current guidelines to those patients in need, leading to better individual and societal outcomes, including decreasing HIV incidence.

A Proposal for Change: Managing Patents for Access to AIDS Medicines for All

Ellen 't Hoen (The Netherlands) of UNITAID discussed the Medicines Patent Pool, a new mechanism that allows patent holders to voluntarily offer the intellectual property related to their AIDS medicines, under certain conditions. Any company wishing to use the intellectual property to produce the drugs can do so in exchange for a royalty payment. t'Hoen noted that if licenses for patents on AIDS drugs are not made available in countries that grant patents, generic competition will no longer be able to play a role in bringing down prices.

Over the past 10 years, activism, generic competition for medications, the development of fixed-dose combinations, and many countries' willingness to use flexibilities in national and international patent rules have greatly increased access to antiretroviral therapy, according to t'Hoen. However, many patients will soon need to switch to much more expensive second- and third-line drugs and the World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending newer, safer, patent-protected medications. By making licenses available and harnessing the power of competition in medicines markets, the Medicines Patent Pool could promote the availability of better and more robust treatments and generate considerable cost savings.

ART Advances Into the Next Decade

Dr. James Hakim (Zimbabwe) of the University of Zimbabwe called on the HIV/AIDS community to accelerate access to antiretroviral therapy that
'/>"/>

Contact: Regina Aragon
Regina.Aragon@gmail.com
43-699-172-85713
International AIDS Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Exciting new companies at NJITs small biz incubator get 100K in lrants
2. Exciting new companies at NJITs small biz incubator get 100K in grants
3. Engineers: Weak laser can ignite nanoparticles, with exciting possibilities
4. Genes from tiny marine algae suggest unsuspected avenues for new research
5. Parasitic wasps newly sequenced genomes reveal new avenues for pest control
6. Wistar Institute researcher receives New Innovator award from NIH
7. NC State researchers get to root of parasite genome
8. White Mountain Research Station to host climate change conference
9. Stevens awarded $1M for advanced biofuels research
10. Researchers find animal with ability to survive climate change
11. Researchers find an essential gene for forming ears of corn
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/17/2014)... This news release is available in German . ... need millions of sperms every day in order to reproduce? ... questions are the topic of the latest issue of the ... 16th, 2014). The evolutionary biologist Steven Ramm from Bielefeld University ... nature, it is not unusual for a female to copulate ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... war on the human body. Battles are won, ... pancreatic cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can last ... a phenomena that is poorly understood. , ... of Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry at ... tumor dormancy and the switch to a malignant ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... challenged conventional thinking on how the bowel lining develops ... how bowel cancer starts. , The researchers produced evidence ... the ,crypts, that are a feature of the bowel ... bowel cancer development, a controversial finding as scientists are ... 3D imaging technologies, Dr Chin Wee Tan and Professor ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Sperm wars 2Modeling tumor dormancy 2Cryptic clues drive new theory of bowel cancer development 2
... - Animals that choose to eat in the presence of a ... go into a defensive mode and pay a physical penalty for ... crop pest hornworm caterpillar, a study shows. While other animals ... hornworm caterpillars slow or stop eating but actually keep up their ...
... to participate in ELIXIR ( www.elixir-europe.org ), a major ... in Europe. With one of Europe,s larger economies now ... is well placed to continue its excellent progress. ... infrastructure for managing biological data to support research and ...
... the IRCM, led by geneticist Dr. Jacques Drouin, recently ... inflammation. This important breakthrough will be published in tomorrow,s ... . IRCM scientists study glucocorticoids, a class ... reduce inflammation. They are used in medicine to treat ...
Cached Biology News:Caterpillar gets more from its food when predator is on the prowl 2Italy pledges to be part of ELIXIR research infrastructure 2Controlling inflammatory and immune responses 2
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Asian Automatic patient ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Automatic patient ... around $463.9 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR ... the TOC of the Asian Automatic patient billing market, ... This also provides a glimpse of the segmentation of ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... According to market research report “Outdoor Wi-Fi ... gateways)]- Global Advancements, Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - ... market with analysis and forecasting of the global ... drivers and the restrains for this market with ... , Browse 65 market data tables and 69 ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... 2014 The Asia-Pacific hardware encryption display ... Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market ... to reach $51,362.6 million by 2018, at a CAGR ... the TOC of the Asia-Pacific hardware encryption market report, ... This also provides a glimpse of the segmentation of ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... October 18, 2014 The report ... Intelligence] - Text; Web; Speech; Machine; Video; Predictive ... Roadmap, Market Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018) ... Market into various sub segments with an in-depth ... also identifies the factors driving this market, various ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4The Asia-Pacific hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $51,362.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $51,362.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Cloud Analytics Market (by Cloud Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics) Expected to Cross $16.52 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Cloud Analytics Market (by Cloud Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics) Expected to Cross $16.52 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Cloud Analytics Market (by Cloud Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics) Expected to Cross $16.52 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Cloud Analytics Market (by Cloud Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics) Expected to Cross $16.52 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5
... , EXTON, Pa., July 15 ... and Cancer Innovations, Inc. (CII), a privately held biotechnology company ... they have entered into an evaluation and option agreement in ... , , The ...
... , , MADISON, Wis., ... (CDI) today announced that it has exclusively in-licensed a US-issued patent portfolio ... cells (cardiomyocytes) in drug testing. , , ... and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), covers ...
... , PRINCETON, N.J., July 15 ... license agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, providing the global ... platform for the research, development and commercialization of their antibody ... , "We are extremely pleased about ...
Cached Biology Technology:Morphotek(R), Inc. and Cancer Innovations, Inc. Announce Evaluation and Option Agreement for Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies 2Morphotek(R), Inc. and Cancer Innovations, Inc. Announce Evaluation and Option Agreement for Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies 3Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing 2Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing 3BioWa Announces License of POTELLIGENT(R) Technology to Merck KGaA 2
... Sphingobeads are designed for ... and characterize sphingosine binding proteins. ... 1 mL of agarose beads ... bound through the terminus of ...
Rabbit polyclonal to Staphylococcus Enterotoxin A (HRP) ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
... offers bespoke, cost-effective solutions for complex protein processing and ... and experience to help you develop a solution to ... , ... transfer all methodology to your ...
... 'Agilents GeneSpring Workgroup solution is a ... and mining expression data in a ... is deployed in over 40 leading ... organizations worldwide. GeneSpring Workgroup streamlines genomics ...
Biology Products: