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HIV/AIDS Research Benefits Multiple Medical Fields, NIH Scientists Say

NIH: HIV/AIDS research yields dividends across medical fields
“…Beyond the development of life-saving medications and innovative prevention modalities, [HIV/AIDS] research has led to numerous advances outside the HIV field, according to a new commentary from experts at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Writing in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., and his colleague Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D., note that researchers have gleaned critical insights from the devastation HIV can unleash on the immune system…” (8/28).