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Welcome to the AVRC

Innovation in HIV Research

The AntiViral Research Center (AVRC) develops and conducts innovative research that enhances the quality and duration of life for people living with or affected by HIV and other infections of global significance. The award-winning research center is an established leader in San Diego’s HIV research community and is well known for its HIV testing programs. Internationally, the AVRC extends its research and education programs to Africa, Asia, and South America.

AVRC in the News

ThisWeek: “Charting Shots,” features Robert Schooley, MD, Mark Sawyer, MD, Jess Mandel, MD, Susan Little, MD, and Davey Smith, MD.

Column: New evidence undermines the COVID lab-leak theory — but the press keeps pushing it,” Los Angeles Times, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

Covid-19 origins: Why the search for the source is vital,” CNN, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

Germs Spill From Animals To Humans All The Time—Even In New York,” Gothamist, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

Live Blog: Surge Tents Return To Scripps Encinitas,” KPBS, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

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