HIV

Explore U of U Health discoveries and innovations

“Pioneering the Future” digital collection celebrates scientists carrying on a tradition of excellence.


HIV up close

An unprecedented view of the virus reveals essential steps for causing AIDS.


Brushes of greatness

The “Utah Women 2020” mural in downtown Salt Lake City, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, features more than 250 women, including University of Utah alumni, faculty and staff.


headshot of Kristen Ries, honorary degree recipient

Timeline of HIV/AIDS research and treatment in Utah

On the 30th anniversary of a landmark AIDS research bill, four U researchers reflect on the history of HIV/AIDS research and treatment in Utah.


Pioneering method reveals dynamic structure in HIV

The new technique can track molecules in real time, at room temperature, with impressive resolution.


Visualizing a virus

A look at how a virus and its molecules interact with human cells.


QUIET HEROES

During the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, a documentary will premiere depicting the courageous story of physician Kristen Reis, a retired U professor, and her partner (both in life and work) Maggie Snyder. “Quiet Heroes” depicts Reis’ selfless career as the first doctor in Utah to treat HIV/AIDS patients at a time when others cruelly turned them away.


NIPPING AIDS IN THE BUD

U researchers Saveez Saffarian and Mourad Bendjennat believe Protease might become a friend instead of foe in fighting HIV.


FURTHERING THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV

U alum Jacki Dover joins U.S. global HIV/AIDS response to help achieve sustainable control of the epidemic.


HISTORY OF HIV/AIDS IN UTAH

The work of Dr. Kristen Ries and her physician assistant Maggie Snyder — the first Utah health care providers to treat patients with HIV and AIDS in the 1980s — will be chronicled in new oral history and special collections project at the U.