Tag Archives: antiretroviral therapy (ART)

We're not joking when we say ART saves lives: a powerful PSA

[Post written by me, Lisa, your friendly blog editor] It’s Friday (and the Friday before a long weekend in the U.S.), so I thought I’d share this powerful and inspiring public service announcement from the Topsy Foundation in South Africa. … Read More

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Can PrEP become a reality?

[This post was submitted by Joshua Murphy, an independent behavioral scientist.  He received his MPH from UNC in 2007.  He is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.] I was excited to see further evidence that ARVs can prevent HIV in … Read More

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IAS 2009 Cape Town

Most of our faculty have now returned from Cape Town, where they were attending the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention. UNC presented over 30 abstracts at the meeting, and you can find a complete … Read More

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CROI 2009

This week infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, immunologists, biostatisticians and other scientists are gathered in Montréal for the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. UNC-Chapel Hill has a strong presence at the conference, with a total of 27 abstracts accepted.  … Read More

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