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Magic Johnson and Anti-HIV Treatments
This case introduces students to HIV, its life cycle, treatment, and problems associated with treatment options. The case, which incorporates critical thinking skills, active learning, self-directed study, and peer-to-peer learning, was developed for use in an undergraduate upper-level biology course entitled “The Molecular Basis of Disease.” It could also be used in an immunology class, a molecular evolution class, or a general biology class to introduce viruses.
|Keywords:||Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; AIDS; human immunodeficiency virus; HIV; infectious disease; progressor; highly active antiretroviral therapy; HAART; Combivir; GlaxoSmithKline; Magic Johnson|
|Topical Area:||Scientific argumentation, Social issues|
|Educational Level:||High school, Undergraduate lower division|
|Subject Headings:||Biology (General) Molecular Biology Public Health|
|Copyright:||Copyright held by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Please see our usage guidelines, which outline our policy concerning permissible reproduction of this work.|
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