UNC to Test Injectable Long-Acting Implant to Prevent HIV

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention. Scientists in the UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy are developing an… Read More

SYNChronicity 2017: The National Conference for HIV, HCV, and LGBT Health

SYNChronicity (or SYNC 2017) is HealthHIV’s national conference addressing HIV and HCV disease prevention, care and treatment. With the National Coalition for LGBT Health co-hosting SYNC 2017, the agenda is expanded to include LGBT health. The conference is titled SYNChronicity because the approach is to SYNC various audiences with a variety of topics with the… Read More

Summer Internship in CFAR Biostatistics Core – Application Deadline April 24

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity at the UNC Center for AIDS Research Do you want to use math to help the fight against HIV/AIDS? The Biostatistics Core at UNC Center for AIDS Research is seeking a summer undergraduate intern, paid $11 to 14/hour, 10-20 hours per week. The Core helps design studies, analyze data and advance… Read More

IRB Pop-Up Event at the UNC Clinical and Translational Research Center

Check out this upcoming IRB pop-up event from our friends at UNC School of Medicine! IRB Pop-ups provide on-campus IRB consultations for researchers. IRB Analysts will have access to your IRB application and can answer questions about existing or proposed research. Apr 19, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Clinical and Translational Research Center Burnett-Womack… Read More

PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure

The editors of PLOS Medicine are delighted to announce a forthcoming Special Issue focused on HIV research, along with guest editors Drs Linda-Gail Bekker, Steven Deeks and Sharon Lewin. Submissions are now being invited, with a deadline of June 9, 2017. PLOS Medicine, the leading open access medical journal published by PLOS, welcomes submission of… Read More

2017 CFAR Developmental Award Webinar – March 28

The UNC Center For AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core will be conducting a webinar on Tues., March 28th, at 9 am EDT.  This free webinar will focus on applying for and implementing a 2017 CFAR Developmental Award, and will address the application process, NIH requirements, necessary documents, and more.  Both domestic and international research will… Read More

MEASURE Evaluation: Translating Data into Health Recommendations

By Kathy Doherty, Senior Research Writer MEASURE Evaluation Health data are essential to understanding what is working in a health system and what is not. Data alone, however, are just numbers, unless transformed into compelling information products that communicate and lead to action to improve health care. For the past year MEASURE Evaluation—a $180 million… Read More

38th Annual Minority Health Conference

The Annual Minority Health Conference was launched by the Minority Student Caucus in 1977 and has been conducted nearly every year since then. Major objectives are to highlight health issues of concern to people of color and to attract students interested in minority health to the School. Planning and implementation of the Conference are led… Read More

HPTN 083 Webinar – Give PrEP a Shot!

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) has launched a new study, HPTN 083, to evaluate whether injectable cabotegravir (CAB) can safely protect cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men from acquiring HIV as well as Truvada, an oral tablet taken daily for HIV prevention, also… Read More