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PrEP Open House

July 5, 2018

NCATEC will be hosting “PrEP Open House: What Doctors Need to Know; What Patients Need to Ask” on Friday June 29 from 2pm to 3:30pm in the first floor auditorium of the Bioinformatics Building (130 Mason Farm Road) on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.  Public parking is available across the street. This training will address … Read more

Testing Antibodies to Prevent HIV

November 6, 2017

The journal Science published a perspective on Oct. 6, by two leading HIV investigators highlighting the next frontier of HIV prevention – broadly neutralizing antibodies or bnAbs. Antibodies to HIV can be found in 25 percent of people living with the virus who are not on treatment, wrote perspective co-author Myron Cohen, MD, associate director … Read more

Dr. Myron Cohen Speaks on the Power of HIV Treatment as Prevention

February 7, 2017

CFAR Co-PI Dr. Myron Cohen was recently featured in an interview clip about HIV prevention research, produced by the NIH. He explained the importance of the landmark NIH-funded HPTN 052 study, which found that people living with HIV who are on treatment and durably virally suppressed have a negligible risk of transmitting HIV to a sexual … Read more

Publication of HPTN 052 Final Results: HIV Treatment Offers Durable Prevention of HIV Transmission in Serodiscordant Couples

September 17, 2016

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) announced that the final results of the HPTN 052 study were published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). This pivotal study demonstrated that antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection provides durable and reliable protection against the sexual transmission of the virus from infected men and women to their HIV-uninfected … Read more

New book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement

August 19, 2014

UNC CFAR investigator Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, from the Wake Forest School of Medicine has edited a new book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement. Leaders in the field who are working at various points along the community-engagement continuum, with diverse populations, and different types of HIV prevention interventions (e.g., individual, community, and … Read more