Email Updates

Search form

You are here

Webinar & Meeting Reports

  • July 7, 2016

    Listen here for a recording of the Fellows Program informational call.

  • June 29, 2016

    The HIV cure research field presents new challenges to study conduct, design, risk and a host of other issues — scientific, biological, social, ethical and regulatory — that many stakeholders are grappling with. This module will begin to unpack some of the ethical issues associated with HIV cure research.

  • June 23, 2016

    Early ART does not cure HIV. However, researchers globally are looking to understand why some HIV-positive individuals can achieve a temporary remission while others rebound quickly after stopping treatment. This module gave an overview of the current research landscape and place early ART research in the larger framework of the HIV cure research agenda. The webinar was led by Dr. Jintanat Ananworanich, MD, PhD.

  • June 20, 2016

    This full day symposium will focus on progress being made in HIV cure research. It will highlight (1) research to improve stem cell transplants; (2) gene editing technology; (3) advances in immune modulators and latency reversing agents; (4) ethical concerns related to treatment interruption and patient risk; and (5) policy barriers.

  • June 16, 2016

    Based on the AVAC/UNAIDS Good Participatory Practice Guidelines (GPP), this module applies the principles found in the guidelines to early phase HIV cure research. The content is designed to help research teams, community members and other stakeholders understand and implement GPP in early phase research.

  • June 15, 2016
    For the first time, two large-scale studies have confirmed modest efficacy for a microbicide to prevent HIV. In this webinar, we discussed why the ring results were greeted with disappointment by some and joy by others, what plans are there to introduce the ring into prevention programs and what role can/should such biomedical tools play within the overall response to HIV.
  • June 9, 2016

    On June 9, please join the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), AVAC and the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) at the UN High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS for a side event: Innovating for Women’s HIV Prevention. The event aims highlight the importance of multiple HIV prevention strategies to meet the comprehensive needs of women and girls throughout the different phases of their lives and will bring together experts to discuss and provide updates on the innovative research, products, programs and financial instruments needed to fast track HIV prevention for adolescent girls and women.

  • June 7, 2016

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) in partnership with AVAC and Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network held a reception to celebrate the strength and vitality of networks of women living with HIV. Together during the HIV High-Level Meeting we invited our friends to join us to come and jointly renew our commitments to ensuring that women and girls are kept on the agenda.

  • June 6, 2016

    This webinar covered the basics of cure research. The webinar was led by Nicolas Chomont, a leading researcher at the University of Montreal.

  • May 31, 2016

    Professor Linda-Gail Bekker discussed the latest in HIV vaccine research and the most recent updates on the plan to start a new vaccine efficacy trial later this year.