Press Releases 2022
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –– Dec. 20, 2022 – Each year since 1995, The Campbell Foundation has provided nonprofits that serve the HIV/AIDS community with unrestricted “Holiday Hug” grants to assist them in their mission. While this year is no different, the foundation is pleased to announce that total funding, as well as the number of organizations funded, will exceed what we have previously provided.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –– Aug. 26, 2022 – Flushing out hidden reservoirs of HIV from the body is one of the greatest challenges facing researchers today. Even with anti-retroviral therapy (ART), these latent proviruses, (the viral DNA which inserts into a host cell's chromosome), cannot be eradicated. Click here to read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –– May 23, 2022 –– The Campbell Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Mathias D. Lichterfeld, MD, PhD. and Catherine Koofhethile, Ph.D. to study why HIV persists in a group of adolescents and young adults from Botswana who were infected with HIV during or at birth and who started Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) within the first year of life. Click here for more. Click here for more.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –– March 7, 2022 –– HIV can be a wily virus. Research has found it can hide and lay dormant, evade attack by mutating or, in some cases, disappear.The Campbell Foundation has provided a $90,000 grant to Otto Yang, MD, an infectious disease researcher at UCLA, who is using an innovative and cutting-edge treatment to seek out and destroy HIV-infected cells using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T gene therapy. Click here for more.