Research lines | Fight AIDS Foundation
 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Research at the Foundation is organized into separate lines that make it possible to more efficiently face the different challenges posed by HIV.

EDUCATION

We wish to transfer our acquired knowledge to other professionals and the public in general.

Research

Education

Aging and chronicity

Thanks to their greater life expectancy, patients with HIV are aging. This implies an increase in comorbidities associated with the systemic... (+)

Vaccines, immunotherapies and pharmacology

This line of research emerged from the merging of two separate lines: immunology and vaccines, and clinical pharmacology. Its objectives... (+)

Clinical virology

This line focuses on the study of HIV resistance to antiretroviral drugs including the medical and public health consequences of its appearance... (+)

Hepatitis and other liver pathology

Liver disease is common in HIV-infected patients and has been one of the most frequent causes of morbidity and mortality. Co-infections... (+)

Proctology

A high percentage of people with HIV are coinfected with human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is the most common of all sexually transmitted infections... (+)

PrEP

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is an HIV prevention strategy that involves the administration of antiretroviral drugs to HIV-negative people... (+)

Psychology

The Foundation’s psychology research line is divided into two areas, brain function, emotion and behavior on the one hand, and emotional well-being on the other. (+)

Dietetics

It is a proven fact that proper diet is vital from the earliest stages of HIV infection. Balanced nutrition strengthens the immune system... (+)