Intervention Improves Adherence, Decreases Mortality

Irving Hoffman

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

PrEP Open House

open house

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

Ryan White Remembered

Ryan White

April 8 marks the 28 year anniversary of Ryan White’s death. Before HIV transmission was well understood, factor 8, a protein important to blood clotting, was often pooled from hundreds of untested blood donations.  This exposed hemophilia patients like Ryan White to HIV; in an article for PBS Newshour, Dr. Howard Markel recalls that “virtually… Read More