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Call For Papers

Treatment outcomes and paving the way for an HIV cure in Low and Middle Income Countries

Edited by  Dr Eric Arts, Dr Nicaise Ndembi and Dr Denis Tebit

Discussion of HIV treatment outcomes in LMICs has historically been neglected, even though it is in these countries that a cure is most crucial. This series covers the ways treatment outcomes can be improved along the way to a HIV cure in states defined as LMICs by the WHO.

Currently open for submissions - submit to the series here


  1. Authors: Joseph Fokam, Samuel Martin Sosso, Bouba Yagai, Serge Clotaire Billong, Rina Estelle Djubgang Mbadie, Rachel Kamgaing Simo, Serge Valery Edimo, Alex Durand Nka, Aline Tiga Ayissi, Junie Flore Yimga, Désiré Takou, Sylvie Moudourou, Marinette Ngo Nemb, Jean-Bosco Nfetam Elat, Maria-Mercedes Santoro, Carlo-Federico Perno…

    Content type: Research

Aims and scope

AIDS Research and Therapy  publishes articles on basic science, translational, clinical, social, epidemiological, behavioral  and educational sciences articles focused on the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, and the search for the cure.  The Journal publishes articles on novel and developing treatment strategies for AIDS as well as on the outcomes of established treatment strategies. Original research articles on animal models that form an essential part of the AIDS treatment research are also considered

Dr Eric Arts - Editor in Chief

Eric J Arts is Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Western University in London, Canada. His research for the past 16 years described in over 120 publications has focused on HIV-1 fitness, evolution, and virulence in regards to transmission, disease progression, immune escape, drug resistance, and global HIV spread.

Since 1998, he has directed the research laboratories at the Joint Clinical Research Centre, Kampala, Uganda and has collaborated with investigators in Zimbabwe, China, Cameroon, Belgium, UK, France, Brazil, and Argentina. His research has been supported by grants from the NIH (NIAID, NICHD, and NHLBI), from the State of Ohio, Merck, and amfAR. He has served as chair and member of the NIH and CIHR grant panel and has reviewed grants for the many governments around the world.

Dr Mark Boyd - Editor in Chief

Dr Mark Boyd is Professor and Chair of Medicine at the University of Adelaide based at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He is the current President of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM).

Dr Boyd has published the SECOND-LINE and Encore1 studies, the results of which have been incorporated into the most recent (2016) WHO integrated guidelines for the management of HIV-infection.

In 2014, Dr Boyd was awarded the prestigious Frank Fenner Prize for Advanced Research in Infectious Diseases by the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID). Dr Boyd has attracted over 20 million AUD in research funding from government, industry and non-government organisational sources. He collaborates with colleagues in HIV clinical research worldwide, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.


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