UCSF Celebrates 35 Years of HIV/AIDS Care at Ward 86


Thirty-five years after its launch, Ward 86 continues to be a global leader in HIV care. Driven by the research of its providers – all UCSF faculty – the clinic has significantly influenced milestones of HIV care and prevention, including the development of antiretroviral therapy in the mid-1990s – which transformed HIV from a fatal disease to a chronic illness—and the implementation of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a daily pill to prevent HIV acquisition. Read the full story.