Francis S. Collins M.D., Ph.D., NIH Director

  • For HIV, Treatment is Prevention
    01-30-2019People living with HIV who take HIV medicine every day as prescribed andkeep an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting...
  • Global Effort to End AIDS Would Save Millions of Lives
    06-08-2016Scanning electromicrograph of an HIV-infected T cell/NIAIDAlmost 37 million people around the world are now infected with human i...
  • NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2015: Follow the Science to Fast-Track the End of AIDS
    11-30-2015When the first cases of what would become known as AIDS were reported in 1981, scientists and physicians did not know the cause and had no therapies to treat th…
  • NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2014
    12-02-2014Remarkable progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS since the first annual World AIDS Day was commemorated 26 years a...
  • NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2013
    11-27-2013In the 25 years that have passed since the first annual commemoration of World AIDS Day, extraordinary scientific progress has be...