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08/03/2017
CIRA seeks letters of intent for its annual Pilot Projects in HIV/AIDS Prevention Research program. The goal of this program is to provide pilot funding that will result in additional externally funded...
08/02/2017
A new Yale School of Public Health study found that slot machines, or "one-armed bandits", may offer a clue to how AIDS programs can better locate persons living with undiagnosed HIV infection. "When you...
06/02/2017
After 20 years of leadership in CIRA, Dr. Jeannette Ickovics will step down from her role as CIRA Deputy Director in August as she prepares to take on a new role at YSPH as Visiting Professor at the Yale-...
06/02/2017
In response to the rise in opioid overdose deaths nationwide, pharmaceutical companies have developed formulations of prescription opioids designed to prevent tampering or abuse. These “abuse-deterrent” forms...
05/14/2017
Life expectancy for 20-year-olds initiating treatment for HIV has increased by about a decade in the European Union and North America since the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in the mid-1990s,...
04/28/2017
Dean Sten Vermund of the Yale School of Public Health receives the Ward Cates Spirit Award from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN). This award recognizes an HPTN member who has made outstanding...
04/16/2017
Milena Stanojlovic has joined CIRA's research support team as the new Assistant Director of the Development Core. She received her Ph.D. with honors from Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Prior to...
04/11/2017
Though there have been extraordinary advances in HIV/AIDS treatment in the past several years, the disease remains a serious health concern worldwide. Promising developments in HIV vaccines are occurring all...
03/20/2017
Four international HIV researchers will travel to Yale in March and April 2017 as part of the second International Visiting Fellow Program organized by CIRA. The visiting fellows will spend their time at Yale...
02/17/2017
Patients addicted to opioids often seek care in the emergency department (ED). They are more likely to receive addiction treatment, and reduce opioid use long-term if they are started on medication to reduce...