Category Archives: North Carolina

Blog: ID Clinic Director Answers Most Common Patient Questions

Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic. In answering the most common questions she is asked as a clinician, Dr. Farel illustrates … Read More

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Blog: Making a Case for PrEP Personal

I am currently a “patient” taking Truvada. I say “patient” because I am not the type of patient who has historically taken FTC/TDF to suppress an existing HIV infection, but, rather, a member of a growing population of people taking … Read More

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North Carolina Awards Banquet

Last week, IGHID director Myron Cohen and five others were recognized with the state’s highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award.  The awards were presented by Governor Pat McCrory. Cohen was recognized for his contributions to science. Watch the video tribute … Read More

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UNC AIDS research featured on WUNC-TV’s North Carolina Now

HIV prevention and cure research were the focus of this story on WUNC-TV’s North Carolina Now.  Originally aired Monday, Sept. 24. Video below. Watch Monday, September 24, 2012 on PBS. See more from NC Now.

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Too many stories to tell: report from the International AIDS Conference

You know what I would not want to be this week? A journalist covering the XIX International AIDS Conference. The conference is massive; it is estimated that nearly 30,000 people will be in attendance; the program book runs some 440 … Read More

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The one test everyone should take today (no studying required)

In the United States, about one out of every five people with HIV do not know they are infected. For many, when they finally do get a diagnosis, the disease is fairly advanced. About half of the HIV patients who … Read More

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