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Posted: 4 Jan 2012
Science Around the Blog - 04/01/2012

Holiday week’s news:  Ten global health achievements in 2011, a CDC guide to the cost effectiveness of HIV prevention strategies, Eric Lander is profiled in the NYT, and Alain Lafeuillade’s talk on HIV reservoirs.

  • 10 Global Health Achievements in 2011 – biomedical interventions to prevent infectious diseases, including “treatment as prevention” for HIV, took a number of spots on the Huffington Post list
  • HIV Cost-Effectiveness – The CDC published a guide to evaluating the cost-effectiveness of HIV interventions
  • Power in Numbers – The New York Times profiles Eric Lander, the leading force behind the Human Genome Project, and the director of the Broad Institute
  • HIV Reservoirs and Sanctuary Sites – Dr. Alain Lafeuillade’s opening talk at the "Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Eradication of CNS HIV Reservoirs" symposium: