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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

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.

How to stay safe as covid-19 cases from the delta variant are on the rise,” Washington Post, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

A Group of Scientists Presses a Case Against the Lab Leak Theory of Covid,” New York Times, features Joel Wertheim, PhD.

Six Months of COVID Vaccines: What 1.7 Billion Doses Have Taught Scientists,” Scientific American, features Susan Little, MD.

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