Galectin-9 Researchers (IMAGE) Vitalant Caption Drs. Pillai (left) and Abdel-Mohsen (right) and their colleagues used cutting-edge technology to discover that a human, sugar-binding protein attacks latent HIV, and may cure HIV disease in patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy. Credit Blood Systems Research Institute Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.