The two volumes, covering viral mechanisms and clinical applications, respectively, are written by an international collection of AIDS expers from North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
- Detailed insights into viral packaging, expression, and assembly
- Mechanistic understanding of how HIV interacts with receptors and infects cells
- Delineation of virally encoded regulatory processes unique to HIV
- Clinical Applications:
- An updated review of current chemotherapeutics for HIV
- New concepts in the discovery and design of novel anti-HIV drugs
- The latest developments in HIV-vaccine research
HIV Drug Resistance and Viral Fitness, F. Clavel and F. Mammano.
Inhibitors of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase, M.A. Parniak and N. Sluis-Cremer.
HIV-I Protease: Maturation, Enzyme Specificity, and Drug Resistance, J.M. Louis, I.T. Weber, J. Tözsér, G.M. Clore, and A.M. Gronenborn.
HIV-I Integrase Inhibitors: Past, Present, and Future, N. Neamati, C. Marchand, and Y. Pommier.
Selection of HIV Replication Inhibitors: Chemistry and Biology, S. Hwang, N. Tamilarasu, and T.M. Rana.
Therapies Directed against the Rev Axis of HIV Autoregulation, A.I. Dayton and M.J. Zhang.
HIV-I Gene Therapy: Promise for the Future, R. Dornburg and R.J. Pomerantz.
Assessment of HIV Vaccine Development: Past, Present, and Future, M.W. Cho.
HIV-I-Associated Central Nervous System Dysfunction, F.C. Krebs, H. Ross, J. McAllister, and B. Wigdahl.
Molecular Mechanisms of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I Mother-Infact Transmission, N. Ahmad.
Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-I: An Example of Asia, M.-Y. Chen and C.-N. Lee.
Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection of Monkeys as a Model System for the Study of AIDS Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, V.M. Hirsch and J.D. Lifson.
Animal Models for AIDS Pathogenesis, J.J. Trimble, J.R. Salkowitz, and H.W. Kestler.
Contents of Previous Volumes.
Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.