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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-...
02/01/2018
Taking five or more prescription medications increases the risk of hospitalization and death in older adults infected with HIV and comparable adults without HIV. The findings of this Yale-led study highlight...
01/31/2018
In 2017, CIRA affiliated 15 individuals and 18 research projects. See below for the detailed lists. Click the names for further information.Individuals Affiliated in 2017:Mari Armstrong-Hough, MPH, PhD -...
01/19/2018
Physical and verbal harassment by policemen don't just psychologically scar transsexuals (transwomen) but also push them to engage in high-risk sexual behaviour that makes them vulnerable to contracting AIDS,...
01/08/2018
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...