Thirty years ago this Sunday, epidemiologists identified the disease that would later be known as AIDS. Since then, 30 million have died of AIDS. We look back on the last 30 years of AIDS science, medicine and prevention efforts, and look forward to the best hopes of finding a cure.
AIDS at 30
Grant Colfax, director of HIV prevention and research for the San Francisco Department of Public Health AIDS Office
Stephen LeBlanc, board member of the AIDS Policy Project
Steven Deeks, professor of medicine at UCSF and faculty member in the Positive Health Program at San Francisco General Hospital
Jeff Sheehy, HIV patient advocate and board member of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine