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Clinical Advisory: Statewide Outbreak of HIV Infection in persons who Inject Drugs

February 6, 2019

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has detected an increase in newly diagnosed HIV infections among persons who inject drugs (PWID) in multiple areas across the Commonwealth. Recent HIV transmission is evidenced by several new cases diagnosed during the acute stage of HIV infection. The primary risk factor reported among identified cases is injection drug use (IDU). Injectable substances linked to this outbreak include heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine.

MDPH is asking healthcare providers to enhance their vigilance for, increase their testing of,...

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People Who Don’t Get AIDS

January 29, 2019
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L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program - proposals due February 1st

January 14, 2019

For more information about the L'Oréal USA For Women in Science program, please visit: www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience

To view a PDF of the frequently asked questions regarding the program, please click here.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:
  • Must have a conferred PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research position by February 1, 2019
  • Must maintain the status of...
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CFAR News: NIH to Fund HIV Care and Prevention Research in Vulnerable Southern U.S. Communities

December 17, 2018

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund a series of collaborations with medical research institutions in the southern United States to test new ways of implementing HIV treatment and prevention tools in counties with some of the highest rates of new HIV cases nationwide. The U.S. South overall has the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, people living with HIV, and HIV-related deaths of any U.S. region. 
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Apply Now: T32 training funds available

Apply Now: T32 training funds available

December 11, 2018

We would like to announce the availability of NIH-funded T32 HIV Research Training Funds to Harvard University available beginning July/August 2019. The goal of the program is to train both MD and PhD investigators for careers in HIV research. Potential areas of investigation include all areas of HIV/AIDS research, ranging from the laboratory to the clinic, including epidemiology, outcomes, implementation, and health policy studies. Funding is available from two Harvard T32 grants, one focused primarily on laboratory based studies (P.I. Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes) and the other on clinical...

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