Friday Conference: “High Impact HIV Prevention for the United States”

Title: Friday Conference: “High Impact HIV Prevention for the United States”
Speaker: Amy Lansky, PhD, Deputy Director for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Science
Date: April 11, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions) Read More

Students: Win free registration to the CUGH conference in May

The IGHID is sponsoring registration fees for 10 UNC graduate students (in any discipline) to attend the 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference in Washington, D.C., May 10-12, 2014. The theme of this year’s conference is Universities 2.0: Advancing the Global Health Agenda in the Post-MDG Era. Read More

Friday Conference: “HIV Treatment and Prevention in NC and Malawi: From Clinical Trials to Implementation”

Title: “HIV Treatment and Prevention in NC and Malawi: From Clinical Trials to Implementation”
Speaker: Charles van der Horst, MD
Date: April 4, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions) Read More

Two new grants support research targeting the biggest roadblock to HIV cure

March 26, 2014 — Researchers at the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have been awarded a total of approximately $7 million to develop treatments that target HIV reservoirs. Read More

UNC Project-Malawi joins HIV Vaccine Trials Network

March 26, 2014 — The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases’ site in Malawi has officially joined the National Institutes of Health HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Read More

Registration now open for HIV Care 2014

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HIV Care 2014

May 5-6

Sheraton Chapel Hill
1 Europa Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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Friday Conference: “Hepatitis B Reactivation and Hemodialysis-Related Transmission”

Title: Friday Conference: “Hepatitis B Reactivation and Hemodialysis-Related Transmission”
Speaker: Sarah Rhea, North Carolina Division of Public Health
Date: March 28, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions) Read More

Lecture: Are More Educated Mothers Healthier Mothers?

Title: “Are More Educated Mothers Healthier Mothers? The Effect of Expanding Access to Maternal Secondary Schooling on Child Survival, Health and Fertility in Zimbabwe
Speaker: Karen Grépin, New York University
Date: March 25, 2014
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: BCBS Auditorium, Michael Hooker Research Center Read More

Friday Conference: “Advancing HIV Research and Pregnancy: Ethics and Engagement”

Title: Friday Conference: “Advancing HIV Research and Pregnancy: Ethics and Engagement”
Speaker: Anne Lyerly, MD, UNC School of Medicine
Date: March 21, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions) Read More

Friday Conference: “HPTN 052: What Happened Next”

Note: This week’s conference was originally scheduled as a “CROI Update.”

Title: “HPTN 052: What Happened Next”
Speakers:  Myron Cohen, MD
Date:  March 14, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location:
1131 Bioinformatics (directions)

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