UNC CFAR in the News

Eron Moderates New Video Series

Joseph Eron, MD, division chief of infectious diseases and director of UNC CFAR’s Clinical Core, was recently featured on Contagion‘s latest Peer Exchange panel. The four-part discussion, entitled “HIV Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Advances,” is available to the public here. From the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom article,  “This Contagion “Peer Exchange” panel features… Read More

Reducing Stigma and Exploring Resilience Among Young Black Men

In a study published on January 11th, investigators considered of the digital resilience behavior of young, black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM). CFAR investigator and assistant professor of health behavior at the Gillings School Kathryn E. Muessig, PhD, participated as senior author to this study, entitled “Stay strong! keep ya head up! move on!… Read More

CFAR-Wide Webinar Series: Brian Mustanski

For our January 2019 webinar, Brian Mustanski, PhD, presented “Don’t assume if you build it they will come: Two hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials of eHealth HIV prevention programs for diverse adolescent and young adult MSM.” In case you missed it, a recording can be viewed here. Next month’s webinar is planned for February 25th at 3:30 ET… Read More

Irving Hoffman

Intervention Improves Adherence, Decreases Mortality

UNC researchers were part of a team that found an integrated intervention increased HIV medication uptake and decreased mortality among people living with HIV who inject drugs at three international sites. Their results were published in The Lancet. The study, HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) 074, assessed an integrated intervention combining psychosocial counseling and supported… Read More

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