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UNC Lineberger members David Margolis, MD, and Ronald Swanstrom, PhDm were both recently published in the journal Science.

Ronald Swanstrom, PhD and David Margollis, MD

David Margollis, MD, Professor of Virology, published “Persistence by proliferation?” in the journal Science. The paper describes how forcing HIV-1 infections out of the virus’s latent state without triggering a new infection could make the virus vulnerable to a targeted immune response therapy.

Ronald Swanstrom, PhD, Professor of Virology, published “A fitness bottleneck in HIV-1 transmission” in the journal
Science. The paper posits a new model of HIV-1 transmission based on the average number of cells infected from a single host cell.