Last Gift In the Media
In-Depth: HIV Institute at UC San Diego paves way towards cure
10News San Diego
To Help Researchers Find Out About HIV’s Life After Death, Some People Plan to Donate Their Bodies to Science
TheBody: The HIV/AIDS Resource | April 2021
Dying People Give Last Gift to Help Cure HIV
EurekAlert | January 2020
The Last Gift: Taking Part in HIV Cure Research at the End of Life
PositivelyAware | May 2019
Virus Detectives Test Whole-body Scans in Search of HIV’s Hiding Places
Nature | October 2018
HIV+ Volunteers are Bequeathing their Organs to a New Project
The Economist | June 2018
HIV Survivors Give Their ‘Last Gift’ In A New San Diego Study
KPBS | September 2017
Last Gift Study: End-of-Life HIV Research
infectious Disease Advisor | June 2017
Last Gift Study: Community Perspective on End-of-Life HIV Research
Infectious Disease Advisor | June 2017
Last Gift Research Publications
People with HIV at the End of Life and their Next-of-Kin/Loved Ones Are Willing to Participate in Interventional HIV Cure-Related Research.
AIDS 2023 Oct 18. PMID: 37861674.
Perceived Risks and Benefits of Enrolling People with HIV at the End of Life in HIV Cure Research in Southern California, United States.
Journal of Virus Eradication 2023, 9(2):100328. PMID: 37440872.
A Community-Driven Framework to Prioritize the Use of Donated Human Biological Materials in the Context of HIV Cure-Related Research at the End of Life.
Pathogens and Immunity 2023; 8(1):1 – 16. PMID: 37252012.
Vulnerability in Biomedical Research: A Historical Reflection and Practical Implications for HIV Cure-Related Research.
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2023 Jun 21. PMID: 37227023. [Online Ahead of Print].
Donating One’s Body to HIV Cure Research Through Canadian Medical Assistance in Dying: A Case Study.
Curr HIV Res 2023 Sept 4. [Online Ahead of Print]. PMID: 37670698.
Lessons for Understanding Central Nervous System HIV Reservoirs from the Last Gift Program
Current HIV/AIDS Reports | October 2022
Landscape of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Neutralization Susceptibilities Across Tissue Reservoirs.
Clinical Infectious Diseases | October 2022
Willingness of Older Canadians with HIV to Participate in HIV Cure Research Near and After the End of Life: A Mixed-Method Study
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses | August 2022
Lessons learned from the Last Gift study: ethical and practical challenges faced while conducting HIV cure-related research at the end of life
Journal of Medical Ethics | June 2022
Scale up Rapid Research Autopsies for Tissue Immunology
Nature | July 2021
Perceptions of Next-of-Kin/Loved Ones About Last Gift Rapid Research Autopsy Study Enrolling People with HIV/AIDS at the End of Life: A Qualitative Interview Study
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses | November 2020
Performing Rapid Autopsy for the Interrogation of HIV Reservoirs
AIDS | June 2020
“My Death Will Not [Be] in Vain”: Testimonials from Last Gift Rapid Research Autopsy Study Participants Living with HIV at the End of Life.
AIDS Research Human Retroviruses | June 2020
My Death Will Not Be in Vain
ResearchGate | May 2020
HIV Persists Throughout Deep Tissues with Repopulation from Multiple Anatomical Sources
The Journal of Clinical Investigation | January 2020
Ethical Considerations for HIV Cure-related Research at the End of Life
BMC Medical Ethics | June 2018
Willingness to Participate in HIV Research at the End of Life
PLOS ONE | July 2018
Can Research at the End of Life be a Useful Tool to Advance HIV Cure?
AIDS | January 2017
Last Gift Videos
2022: Last Gift Video Project
2017: Watch Last Gift Participant Anthony Bennett’s Story