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Dr. Bernhard studied the regulation of HIV-1 latency. She characterized an important mechanism involved in repression of HIV-1 and identified and characterized small molecules that purge cells latently infected with HIV-1. These findings increase our understanding of how HIV-1 expression is regulated and move us closer to a cure for HIV-1/AIDS.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD) - graduated in 2014