New Inhibitors Of Hiv Based On Cellular Enzymes

Grant number: LX0776280

Abstract

Over 39 million people are infected with HIV worldwide. However, none of the most highly affected countries have yet reached the peak in AIDS-related illness and death, thus the global impact of HIV/AIDS will get significantly worse, before it gets better. In Australia, HIV is again on the rise. Ironically, improved treatments that have extended life expectancy will cause the number of HIV infected Australians to rise for many years to come. Therefore many Australians will suffer from the combined impact of the AIDS illness itself, opportunistic infections, the side-effects of treatment and natural aging. We aim to develop new drugs to combat this disease to help people everywhere lead happi..

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