Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


Main Title AIDS : evolution of an epidemic /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Walker, Bruce D.,
Ojikutu, Bisola O.
Publisher Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 228107993
Subjects AIDS (Disease) ; AIDS (Disease)--History ; AIDS (Disease)--Epidemiology ; AIDS (Disease)--Treatment ; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ; HIV Infections
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RC606.6.H69 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/03/2014
Edition Version 1.1.
Collation 2 videodiscs (4 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label. Recorded at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, December 2007.
Contents Notes
Disc 1. Lecture 1: From outbreak to epidemic. Lecture 2: AIDS and the HIV life cycle. Lecture 3: Drugs and HIV evolution. Lecture 4: Vaccines and HIV evolution. -- Animations: U.S. AIDS epidemic; HIV life cycle; Antigen presentation and CTL; AZT blocks reverse transcriptase; protease inhibitor. -- Interactive Features: Immunology primer; What is a retrovirus?; Adherence and resistance. -- Video clips: First AIDS patients; Rapid AIDS virus test; Symptoms of acute HIV infection; CTL killing a target cell; Benefits of antiretroviral therapy; Steve Crohn: HIV free despite exposure; Adhering to an antiretroviral regimen; Demo: Student adherence activity; HIV's origin in Africa; Bob Massie; Infected but AIDS free. Disc 2. Discussions: Students fighting the HIV epidemic; Living with HIV. -- Video extras: South Africa feature; WhizzKids united; iThemba; more. -- Interviews: Dr. Bisola O. Ojikutu; Dr. Bruce D. Walker; Kwame Atsina; Silvia Caballero; Tobi Ogbechie; Katie Walter. Two leading AIDS researches discuss the lastest findings on HIV.