Cindy Danielson

Cindy Danielson is a graduate student in Tom Hope's laboratory at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on how HIV gets into cells and what cellular proteins it interacts with on its way that either help or hinder its ability to infect these cells. When she's not in the lab looking at fluorescent viruses on the microscope, she enjoys all kinds of arts and crafts.

Content by Cindy Danielson

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Ahh, the post-holiday season – time to take down the Christmas tree before it starts a fire, and to figure out how to combat the after effects of all that pumpkin pie.

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There have been stranger things than curative potions made from animal blood.

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In regions where women often die during childbirth and infant mortality is high, the availability of effective birth control is an important tool to protect the health of women and their children.

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Antiretroviral drugs have transformed HIV from a death sentence to a chronic disease, but with that comes with a daily cocktail of drugs to keep the virus at bay.

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Several years ago, the Swiss National AIDS Commission released a statement declaring that HIV-positive individuals successfully managing their viral load (on long-term antiretroviral therapy that k

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Despite large-scale HIV prevention initiatives around the world, including educational outreach and condom distributions, seven thousand people are still newly infected with the virus every day.

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Despite decades of intense research searching for an effective HIV vaccine, the best prevention strategy we have right now is strikingly simple: use a condom.

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Rhesus monkeys are very interesting creatures.