Connecting Community with Research
From attending Out! Raleigh to hosting a drag night in Durham, the UNC ROPE Team has made research, outreach, prevention and education about HIV its mission. Learn what prompted members to join the team and how their advocacy is improving HIV prevention research.
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UNC to Test Therapeutic HIV Vaccine
The National Institutes of Health has awarded UNC more than $5.6 million to test a therapeutic vaccine for HIV. The study's principal investigator says the goals are to redirect and strengthen the immune response to the virus.
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Vorinostat Dosing Exposes Latent HIV
Cancer drug Vorinostat given every 72 hours can awaken sleeping HIV in the body, say UNC researchers. However, it does not clear or deplete infection, meaning additional advances will be needed to achieve a cure.
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Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

Inmates Need Community Support

Inmates Need Community Support

Despite a comprehensive package of counseling and phone reminders, people living with HIV who are released from prison fail to remain in care. UNC researchers discuss the public health implications of their study and how community support is critical to keeping releasees healthy. 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

Couple Improves Health in Africa

Couple Improves Health in Africa

UNC clinicians Ross Boyce and Raquel Reyes met while working in Uganda. Their mutual interest in global health sparked a friendship that led to marriage. The pair discuss their latest research and how they achieve a work-life balance. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

Lab and Library Named after Faculty

Lab and Library Named after Faculty

A delegation from UNC-Chapel Hill traveled to UNC Project-Malawi to mark the site's expansion. A new pathology lab and library were dedicated to long-time faculty Irving Hoffman and Francis Martinson. Learn more about their contributions to clinical care, research and education in Malawi. Read More...>>

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