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AVAC's Blog: P-Values

  • Don’t miss the rich, varied, thoughtful and opinionated blogs that have been written by advocates and activists working on the frontline of the AIDS epidemic in the US and globally. These blogs were written by delegates participating in a pilot program that launched at this year’s CROI conference.
    March 2, 2015
    General
    AVAC
  • At CROI 2015 we heard a lot about intermittent use of PrEP, PrEP on demand and vaginal microbicides. However, there is still the issue of HIV and cardiovascular disease which has been with us for decades and still the need for research.
    March 2, 2015
    General
    Jeffrey Pope
  • Morenike Folayan of the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society discusses the details behind using animal testing in HIV research.
    March 2, 2015
    General
    Morenike Folayan
  • Morenike Folayan, Coordinator of the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society, explores whether the sex of the participant in research trials impacts the findings.
    March 2, 2015
    Morenike Folayan
  • William Larson is an HIV medication adherence pharmacist working in Minneapolis. He was interested in attending CROI to learn about new therapeutic agents for the treatment of HIV.
    March 2, 2015
    William Larson
  • Attending CROI as a community representative, Cedric Sturdevant of the Black AIDS Network hopes to take what he learned at the conference back to his home state of Mississippi.
    February 27, 2015
    Cedric Sturdevant
  • As a community voice writing from CROI, Morenike Folayan reflects on the recent FACTS 001 trial results.
    February 26, 2015
    Morenike Folayan
  • Nichole Little is the Founder and Executive Director at Sexual Health Education Research & Outreach (SHERO) and an AVAC PxROAR member. She is also part of the first cohort of the CROI Community Delegate Program, which provides an opportunity for additional community representatives to attend the meeting. She writes about how despite the new PrEP trial results, there needs to be more focus on women’s health and prevention needs.

    February 26, 2015
    Nichole Little
  • Cassie Warren, participating as a community delegate at CROI, wonders how we went from ACT UP to Nordstrom. How did we go from protesting capitalism, consumerism and classism to champagne and cocktail receptions?
    February 25, 2015
    General
    Cassie Warren
  • DaShawn Usher is a community education and recruitment manager at the New York Blood Center-Project ACHIEVE and an AVAC PxROAR member. He is also part of the first cohort of the CROI Community Delegate Program, which provides an opportunity for additional community representatives to attend the meeting. He writes about his first day at CROI and the different sessions he attended.

    February 24, 2015
    General
    DaShawn Usher

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