Listen: HIV Matters Podcast Explores Treatment, Prevention and Cure
Six faculty and a cure study participant sat done with UNC Department of Medicine Chair Dr. Ron Falk to discuss Carolina’s approach to treating, preventing and curing HIV on the Chair’s Corner Podcast. The six-part series will explore PrEP, the UNC ID Clinic, HIV medications, aging with the virus, minorities living with HIV, and the latest cure research.
Bridge Counselors Engage Patients in Care
Many obstacles keep people living with HIV or hepatitis C virus from keeping appointments with their clinician. That’s why UNC’s Infectious Diseases Clinic and the Durham County Department of Public Health have hired bridge counselors. Two of these dedicated counselors share their strategies for engaging patients and improving health outcomes
Q & A: Meet Malawi’s First Female Pathologist
Tamiwe Tomoka, MBBS, is Malawi’s first female pathologist. She discusses what attracted her to this field, the many hats she wears at UNC Project-Malawi and how she handles being a role model.
Antibodies Show Effectiveness for HIV Prevention, and Promise for Treatment and Cure
Drs. J. Victor Garcia and David Margolis describe the potential of broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bnAbs, to inform HIV prevention, treatment and cure strategies in a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine.