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FIT for PrEP: Adapting a prison transitions program for post-release PrEP care

December 11, 2020

  Becky White, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of medicine in UNC’s Division of Infectious Diseases and co-director of HIV Services for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. White’s research focuses on the dynamic interface between public health and medicine. She was one of the leading physicians who described the association between the release … Continued

Researchers reverse HIV latency

February 11, 2020

Overcoming HIV latency – induction of HIV in CD4+ T cells that lay dormant throughout the body – is a major step toward creating a cure for HIV. For the first time, scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill, Emory University, and Qura Therapeutics – a partnership between UNC and ViiV Healthcare – have shown that a new … Continued

Learning the rules of emerging infections

November 9, 2016

Dr. Cohen talks about the rules to fighting infections during the Lancet-CAMS health summit.   Myron Cohen, chief of UNC’s Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, visited with UNC Project-China staff and partners in October 2016, making presentations in three cities and serving as keynote speaker … Continued