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From Poz.com "What People With HIV Need to Know About the New Coronavirus"

March 18, 2020

"Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article stated that people with compromised immunity are at greater risk of contracting the coronavirus, in addition to developing more serious disease. While this is the case for many infections, there currently are not enough data to say whether immunocompromised people, including those living with HIV, are at greater risk of catching the new virus."

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2020 CFAR Admin Supplement: General Opportunity - Internal Competition due Monday, March 23

March 11, 2020

2020 CFAR NIH Administrative Supplement Opportunity

Support for innovative research projects, inter-CFAR meetings, and shared instrumentation that address key gaps in HIV/AIDS and will advance the field. This opportunity should build research capacity and be consistent with the recent NIH HIV/AIDS research priorities (NOT-OD-15-137).

The NIH is interested in supplement applications from CFARs in the following areas:

  • Methodology and Data Science of HIV
  • Increasing the Integration of Substance Abuse Services and HIV Prevention and Care...
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February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7, 2020

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is being observed this year on Friday, February 7. This year’s NBHAAD theme, “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma,” highlights the messages of the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign. According to CDC, the campaign is designed to raise awareness that we all have a role to play in stopping HIV stigma within the Black community.

CDC’s latest HIV surveillance data:

•             In 2018, Blacks/African...

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Watch the trailer #SHEROTalks premieres November 20th, 2019 at 6PM, Live on Facebook.

November 15, 2019

 

In honor of national Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Multicultural AIDS Coalition & Harvard University Center for AIDS Research is excited to present the debut of SHERO Talks: Virtual Journal Club Series. SHERO Talks, is a podcast series where trans women of color speak on their health,...

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Drs. Goldstein and Walensky publish a perspective in the NEJM "Where Were the Women? Gender Parity in Clinical Trials"

October 31, 2019

Robert H. Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D., and Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H. explain what happened with the Gilead Sciences DISCOVER trial and why it failed cisgender women and people everywhere.

From the article:
"Two months after its approval for treatment, F/TAF’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences, moved forward with an effort to expand the drug’s indications to include prevention of HIV infection. To do so, they collaborated with researchers, community members, and the FDA to develop a new preexposure prophylaxis trial protocol — the DISCOVER trial — and to work...

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Reflections on IAS 2019 from a Differentiated Service Delivery Perspective by Dr. Ingrid Bassett

September 30, 2019

Dr. Ingrid Bassett, HU CFAR Developmental and Mentoring Core Director, was a plenary speaker at IAS 2019 in Mexico City. 

"The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) was notable to me for two reasons. Firstly, it was a shift away from the 90-90-90 national targets to a more nuanced awareness of which populations are not being reached with existing HIV services. Secondly, differentiated service delivery (DSD) models were applied not...

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