December 1st marks World AIDS Day, a globally recognized occasion dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and mourning those we have lost. The fight against HIV/AIDS has seen monumental strides, largely due to the ceaseless efforts of the scientific community. In light of this annual observance, we are thrilled to present a special collection of articles that will exclusively examine the scientific studies relating to HIV/AIDS, both retrospectively and prospectively.
Retrospective Analyses: The Science of Progress
The retrospective section will feature articles analyzing the scientific discoveries that have shaped our current understanding of HIV/AIDS. It will revisit groundbreaking research, pivotal trials, innovative therapies, and milestones that have been critical in managing and treating this complex disease.
Prospective Investigations: Towards a Brighter Future
On the other hand, the prospective segment will offer forward-looking insights, spotlighting emerging scientific trends, cutting-edge research, and future directions. This section will foster a dialogue about the next phase in HIV/AIDS research and highlight areas where innovation, collaboration, and focused efforts are needed.
Call for Submissions: A Focus on Scientific Exploration
We welcome submissions from researchers, scientists, clinicians, and academics who are engaged in the scientific study of HIV/AIDS. Submissions may include, but are not limited to:
• Effects and long-term consequences of co-infections with HIV
• Advances in treatment and prevention
• Immunological and genetic research
• Epidemiological studies and global health
• Interdisciplinary research exploring new frontiers in HIV/AIDS
This collection aims to serve as a platform for showcasing rigorous scientific investigation and offers an opportunity for authors to contribute to a broader understanding of where we've come from and where we're heading in the battle against HIV/AIDS.
Please consult the submission guidelines and deadlines on the individual journal websites to be part of this unique and impactful commemoration.
AIDS Research and Therapy (Editors-in-Chief: Barbara Castelnuovo, MD, PhD, Makerere University, Uganda;
Patricia Price, PhD, Curtin University, Australia)
Infectious Agents and Cancer (Editors-in-Chief: Franco M Buonaguro, MD, Istituto Nazionale Tumori IRCCS "Fondazione G. Pascale," Italy; Sam M. Mbulaiteye, MBChB, MPhil, MMed, National Cancer Institute, USA; Maria Lina Tornesello, MD, Istituto Nazionale Tumori IRCCS "Fondazione G. Pascale," Italy)
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (Editors-in-Chief: Prof Swapan K. Roy, PhD, Bangaldesh Breastfeeding Foundation, Bangladesh; Prof Orsolya Varga, PhD, University of Debrecen, Hungary)
Reproductive Health (Editor-in-Chief: Dr Sanni Yaya, PhD, University of Ottawa, Canada)
Retrovirology (Editors-in-Chief: Johnson Mak, PhD, Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Australia; Susan Ross, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Virology Journal (Editors-in-Chief: Alan McLachlan, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; Leo Poon, PhD, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)