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07/16/2018
CIRA currently seeks letters of intent for its annual Pilot Projects in HIV Research Program. Applicants must submit a one-page letter of intent by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018. Full applications...
07/02/2018
Since the 1980s, HIV has contributed to an increase in tuberculosis (TB) cases across the globe. Recently, diabetes has been found to be an important risk factor for TB. In a new study, Yale researchers...
07/02/2018
A medication commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder also appears to help maintain or improve suppression of HIV among individuals at risk for relapse receiving HIV antiretroviral treatment, Yale...
07/02/2018
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) last week announced the launch of Getting to Zero (G2Z), a campaign to get to zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero HIV/AIDS-related...
05/22/2018
The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) has named Tamara Taggart, PhD, MPH, a CIRA Postdoctoral Fellow, as one of its Domestic Scholars. The HPTN offers scholarship programs for early-career investigators...
05/07/2018
CIRA hosted two international HIV scholars in April 2018 as part of the third International Visiting Fellow Program that aims to support collaborative HIV research endeavors with CIRA faculty hosts and...
05/02/2018
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) at Yale University has received a new $7.8 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to continue its work for the next five years."The...
04/26/2018
When individuals with HIV are released from prison, they have difficulty obtaining care and are often unable to adhere to their HIV medications and maintain viral suppression. Relapse to opioid use often...
03/23/2018
A leading AIDS researcher and proponent of medication-assisted therapy for addiction was appointed Wednesday to oversee the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Alex M. Azar II, secretary of the Health...
03/09/2018
People who are incarcerated, living with HIV and have a substance use disorder are more likely to be virally suppressed six months after leaving prison or jail if they are given monthly injections of long-...