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  • September 5, 2017

    On September 5, there was a conversation with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, the Director of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) at the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about the future of investments in the US National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) HIV clinical trial research networks in the US and internationally.

  • August 21, 2017

    This IRMA/AVAC teleconference featured Dr. Jose Bauermeister (University of Pennsylvania), Dr. Craig Hendrix (Johns Hopkins) and Dr. Kenneth Palmer (University of Louisville) who presented their promising new rectal microbicide research that is underway — we have new molecules, new formulations, new platforms for delivery and new acceptability explorations. Very exciting stuff!

  • August 7, 2017

    IRMA's Marc-Andre LeBlanc and Craig Hendrix of Johns Hopkins and the Microbicide Trials Network provide a rollicking rectal recap. From the rectal dawn of research and advocacy til today, scientists and advocates have worked together tirelessly (and fiercely) to advance safe, effective, acceptable and accessible rectal microbicides for the men, women, and transgender individuals who want and need them.

  • July 23, 2017 to July 26, 2017

    The IAS 2017 conference took place between July 23–26 in Paris. Read on for details on AVAC satellite sessions, data to watch for and a prevention roadmap

  • June 14, 2017

    Topics will include HIV/AIDS and the opioid epidemic, aging with HIV/AIDS, the national security implications of epidemics, and the need for cutting-edge research and services to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

  • June 14, 2017 to June 16, 2017

    From the conference website:
    Changing Faces, Changing Spaces is a Pan African Conference. We deliberate, strategize and share the experiences that impact our movements. It is unique in the sense that it is a conference conceptualized and planned by a task force comprised by activists from the LGBTI and sex worker movements in Africa.

  • June 13, 2017

    In this webinar, Jeff Taylor from the Care Collaboratory CAB at the University of North Carolina will discuss the basics needed to understand cure research and clinical trials, utilizing the CUREiculum, AVAC's cure education tool.

  • June 13, 2017 to June 15, 2017

    From the conference website:
    Southern Africa is in its strongest position yet when it comes to control of the AIDS epidemic, however there are a number of major gaps that still need to be addressed and plugged. Prevention has always been the poor relative of the epidemic (one cannot ignore people already infected), and social and structural change had been the orphan of prevention. In the 8th Southern African Conference you can find the latest advances in basic sciences alongside an emphasis on how to be part of lasting change to prevent new infections.

  • May 23, 2017 to May 25, 2017

    For more information, including the At-A-Glance and full program, click here.

  • May 18, 2017

    Lieutenant Colonel Julie Ake, Principal Deputy Director of the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), wraps up our HVAD webinar series by providing an overview of MHRP’s HIV program and helping to connect dots in the HIV vaccine field.

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