Archive for January 14th, 2010

Research Finds HIV Mutations that Causes Drug Resistance

A recent research conducted by chemists at University of California in San Diego and statisticians at Harvard University have developed a new way of tracking down mutations in HIV that can cause drug resistance.  The findings, which was published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, would allow doctors to customize their prescriptions to particular strains of the virus found in individual patients.Drug resistance has been the bane in HIV treatment, as its…