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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Understanding Th-monocyte interactions in HIV infection
Principal Investigator:

Catarina E. Hioe

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: More than 30 years after the discovery of HIV, there are still no vaccines or microbicides to prevent HIV infection. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is successful in suppressing virus replication, but it does not clear the virus, offers only partial immunologic recovery, and requires lifelong adherence. A better understanding of basic HIV–host cell interactions is needed to develop new strategies to prevent HIV infection. This proposed study seeks to investigate the inter...

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