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Infectious Diseases

Caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, infectious disease has many forms. Discover how researchers are working on their destruction.

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HIV/AIDS: From An Acute Fatal Disease to A Chronic, Manageable Condition

The evolution of HIV/AIDS treatment is nothing short of remarkable. In the 1980s, HIV/AIDS was an acute fatal disease. Today it is a chronic, manageable condition thanks to the commitment of biopharmaceutical researchers, health care workers and advocates.

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Winning the War Against HIV/AIDS

The evolution of HIV/AIDS treatment is nothing short of remarkable. Innovative treatments have dramatically transformed how the disease is treated to help patients live healthier, fuller lives.

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Researcher Profile: Brian Johns

Dr. Brian Johns is currently the vice president of HIV Research at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where he leads a team of 24 biopharmaceutical researchers to investigate new ways of treating and preventing HIV/AIDS.

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Study Shows 35 Years of Progress in Treating Infectious Disease

Advances in medicine have helped lower the mortality rate from infectious disease by nearly 19 percent since 1980.

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