Andreas Meyerhans statement 2 (Spanish) (AUDIO) Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona Your browser does not support the audio element. Caption This finding opens the possibility to design new therapeutic strategies against HIV. “Blocking SLFN12 antiviral functions should increase viral protein expression and thus, enable the host immune system and antiviral drugs to better eliminate viral reservoirs. Once you start producing the virus, it becomes visible again. You get your target back. So, you can attack it, and hopefully, definitely eliminate the latent infected cells” Credit Pompeu Fabra University Usage Restrictions none License Original 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.