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UCLA AIDS Institute Center For Aids Research


From the earliest days of the AIDS pandemic, UCLA has been at the forefront of HIV research.
UCLA researchers were the first to describe why early AIDS drugs failed; demonstrate clearance of HIV from an infected infant; identify, clone, and characterize HIV in the brain. 

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Committed to the Eradication of HIV Infection Worldwide Through Research and Clinical Care

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Combining social media and behavioral psychology could lead to more HIV testing


Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can be valuable in the fight against HIV in the United States, where research has demonstrated they can prompt high-risk populations to request at-home testing kits for the virus that causes AIDS, suggesting a way to potentially boost testing rates.

But does it lead to actual testing, and can it work outside the United States? A new study from the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior published online Dec. 15 by the peer-reviewed journal Lancet HIV suggests that it can. Read more »


30 Years of AIDS at UCLA

Three Decades of cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art clinical care, as recalled by one of the univeristy's pioneer investigators


Reflections on the UCLA CARE Center's Last 20 Years. 


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