Tag Archives: microbicides

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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Putting HIV prevention in the hands of women – report from CROI

IGHID’s  Director of International Operations and UNC Project International Director Irving Hoffman is author on a paper reporting promising results from a clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a vaginal microbicide, PRO 2000 gel (0.5 percent dose).  The study involved … 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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