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11/18/2019
New CIRA affiliate Dr. Ryan Watson this week launched a national NIDA-funded study to investigate PrEP experiences, substance use, and health care access among Black/Latinx MSM. The national survey is in...
11/14/2019
John Pachankis, recently named as the Susan Dwight Bliss Associate Professor of Public Health, studies the mental health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.Pachankis' research...
11/03/2019
The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) Scholars Program seeks to increase opportunities for scientists from groups underrepresented in HIV prevention research. Based in part on their performance as scholars...
11/03/2019
The Yale Institute for Global Health, led by the schools of public health, medicine and nursing, is a university-wide effort to address global health issues, and serves as the focal point for research,...
10/14/2019
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health are teaming up with colleagues at the University of Puerto Rico to improve access to testing, treatment and care for people living with HIV in the capital city,...
10/14/2019
Lynn E. Fiellin, MD, associate professor of medicine (general internal medicine) and the Child Study Center; founder/director, play2PREVENT Lab at Yale and the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games; and...
10/07/2019
Drs. E. Jennifer Edelman and Steven L. Bernstein received a grant award to address tobacco smoking addiction among people with HIV. The National Cancer Institute grant, totaling more than $3 million, supports...
10/07/2019
The Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program and the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) are now accepting applications. Through these CIRA-supported fellowship programs, new scientists are...
10/05/2019
Tansgender individuals who undergo gender-affirming surgery are significantly less likely to seek mental health treatment for depression and anxiety disorders or attempt suicide in the years following the...
09/20/2019
Dr. Kimberly Hieftje of Yale School of Medicine has been awarded $460,000 by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to support her research on "A Digital Intervention for HIV Prevention...
09/09/2019
CIRA will host three international HIV scholars in October 2019 as part of the fourth International Visiting Fellow Program. The initiative aims to support collaborative HIV research endeavors between the...
09/09/2019
The National Institute of Health (NIH) has made two awards to the Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) for collaborative research projects focusing on HIV prevention and treatment in...
08/19/2019
Yale School of Medicine researchers will lead one of the sites in a large study designed to reduce opioid overdoses. Dr. Sandra Springer is one of the principal investigators of this multi-site effort...
08/19/2019
As part of a multi-site collaboration involving principal investigators from Columbia University, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville,...
08/13/2019
Elaine O'Keefe (pictured left) has stepped down as Executive Director of CIRA after eleven years with the Center. Elaine joined CIRA in 2008 as CIRA's first Executive Director. During her tenure, CIRA...
07/26/2019
Dr. LaRon E. Nelson, PhD, RN, FNP, FNAP, FAAN, a CIRA affiliate, arrived at YSN in early 2019 as the Inaugural Associate Dean for Global Health & Equity. He earned his doctorate from the University of...
07/10/2019
CIRA seeks letters of nomination for the International Visiting Fellow Program. The primary purpose of the program is to support a CIRA scientist who is a Yale faculty member engaged in HIV research in an...
07/01/2019
Restrictive recommendations for pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) systematically disqualified nearly all women at risk for HIV and/or motivated...
06/17/2019
The vast majority of the world's sexual minority population - an estimated 83 percent of those who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual - keep their orientation hidden from all or most of the people in their...
06/17/2019
Former Yale REIDS (Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars) Scholar and NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Assistant Professor, Dr. Raquel Ramos, was awarded $94,863 by the HIV Prevention Trials...
04/24/2019
CIRA is pleased to introduce the new Assistant Director of our Development Core, Katie Doucet, who will join the Center's research support team on May 1st. Since 2015, she has been the Program Coordinator for...
04/22/2019
Yale School of Medicine alumnus and gay rights activist David Kessler MED '55 recently pledged $5 million to support LGBTQ research at the Yale School of Public Health. Kessler's donation is intended to create...
04/05/2019
Registration is now open for The New England HIV Implementation Science Network's 2019 Symposium. This year's event brings HIV research scientists together with community-based practitioners and advocates to...
04/02/2019
Gerald Friedland, MD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in medicine (infectious diseases) and professor emeritus of medicine, epidemiology and public health; was recently honored at a ceremony...
04/01/2019
CIRA currently seeks letters of intent for Pilot Projects in HIV/AIDS Prevention Research. Up to two projects will be funded in this cycle with a maximum award for individual projects of $25,000. Applicants...