Testing Antibodies to Prevent HIV
The prestigious medical journal Science published a perspective on Oct. 6, highlighting the next frontier of HIV prevention – broadly neutralizing antibodies or bnAbs. Our Director Myron Cohen, MD, co-authored the perspective. Read the article and watch his presentation about the study underway to test the efficacy of bnAbs.
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Effects on Health in the Galápagos
A National Institutes of Health grant will support the examination of the human health costs of economic development in the Galápagos, Ecuador. Peggy Bentley, PhD, our associate director for education, is part of the research team. Learn more about the health interventions the team hopes to develop based on the study.
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Defining Burden of Hepatitis in DRC
Using laboratory equipment readily available in developing countries, researchers from UNC and Abbott Diagnostics were able to define and map the burden of hepatitis C virus for the first time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their findings were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
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Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

Celebrating 10 Years Improving Global Health

Celebrating 10 Years Improving Global Health

Partnerships to cure HIV. Sites on four continents. The only medical oncologist in Malawi. These are just three of the milestones the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has achieved during its 10-year history. Learn more about the Institute's impact on health worldwide in this interactive timeline. Read More...>>

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IGHID PROGRESS Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

UNC Expands Research in Vietnam

UNC Expands Research in Vietnam

A delegation from UNC-Chapel Hill traveled to UNC Project-Vietnam to mark the successful end to one research study and the start of another. Learn how this site in Hanoi is moving the field of HIV research forward. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

NCATEC Provides HIV Training

NCATEC Provides HIV Training

Whether you are a case manager, a dentist or a clinician, the North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center (NCATEC) is your local resource for learning more about caring for people living with HIV. Two providers share how attending NCATEC trainings has improved the quality of care at their clinic. Read More...>>

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