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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

San Diego scientists return to war footing as Omicron variant poses new threat,” San Diego Union Tribune, features Susan Little, MD.

As Omicron threat looms, local health care leaders take wait-and-see approach,” San Diego Union Tribune, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

Could COVID-19 end up being worse than the flu year after year?,” San Diego Union Tribune, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

San Diego research centers receive $15 million to train next generation of scientists,”, features Sheldon Morris, MD.

Virtual Village Treats HIV-associated Loneliness in Novel UC San Diego Health Trial,” features Maile Young Karris, MD.

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