10th Annual InWomen’s Conference

The 10th annual conference on new and significant findings about the consequences of substance use, abuse, and risk behaviors, hosted by the International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Group. The group aims to identify and promote innovative research that helps to empower women across the lifespan, foster gender-based analyses in research, and promote the benefits… Read More

Women and HIV Cure: Barriers and Facilitators to Women’s Participation in Cure Research

A Three-Part Webinar Series Presented by the Women’s HIV Research Collaborative (Part 3) Thursday, November 17 In recent years, the scientific community has made great strides toward finding a cure for HIV. Activists and advocates are rightfully excited about these developments, but many questions remain about what a cure will entail and how the science might… Read More

Women and HIV Cure: What Cure Means to Women, What Women Mean to Cure

A Three-Part Webinar Series Presented by the Women’s HIV Research Collaborative (Part 2) Tuesday, October 25 In recent years, the scientific community has made great strides toward finding a cure for HIV. Activists and advocates are rightfully excited about these developments, but many questions remain about what a cure will entail and how the science… Read More

FHI 360/UNC CFAR Brown Bag Lunch

Come join us for the first Brown Bag Lunch gathering of FHI 360 and UNC CFAR researchers and investigators. Agenda: 11:30-11:45 – Introduction – Ron Swanstrom 11:45-12:00 – Developmental Core – Kate MacQueen 12:00-12:15 – STI Testing Capacity – Marcia Hobbs 12:15-12:30 – Women’s Reproductive Health – Jeff Stringer 12:30-12:45 – Social and Behavioral Instrument Database – Carol Golin 12:45-1:00 – Statistical consulting services – Katie Mollan & Cam… Read More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2016 Inter-CFAR Collaboration on HIV Research in Women Symposium

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Sunday, October 2, 2016 Conference: December 6 & 7, 2016 Birmingham, AB The CFAR Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women is soliciting abstracts for posters and oral presentations from investigators at CFAR-affiliated institutions in each of the below three areas: Vulnerable Populations Microbiome in HIV-Infected Women and its Impact on Health Outcomes… Read More

UNC bioethicist addresses lack of HIV studies in pregnant women

UNC School of Medicine’s Anne Lyerly is addressing the urgent need for effective HIV prevention and treatment for the estimated 1.5 million women worldwide with HIV who give birth each year. With a $3 million NIH grant, Dr. Lyerly is leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers to determine what barriers prevent investigators from studying the virus in pregnant women. Lyerly, associate… Read More

5th International Workshop on HIV & Women

HIV & Women

5th International Workshop on HIV & Women, from Adolescence through Menopause February 21 – 22, 2015 Seattle, WA This international workshop provides a unique platform for experts involved in research and treatment of HIV-infected women to present and discuss the latest developments in the field and identification of treatment strategies for the future. The workshop… Read More