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09/02/2018
In a study, a new HIV drug reduced viral replication and increased immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a...
08/31/2018
Former South African president Nelson Mandela once emphasized that the war against AIDS could not be won without confronting the country’s tuberculosis epidemic. For the last 16 years, a group of Yale...
08/12/2018
Extended-release naltrexone - an injection that decreases heavy drinking in the general population when taken in conjunction with counseling - appears to help HIV-positive individuals reduce their number of...
08/12/2018
Through the President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the United States contributed over $248 million to programs in Kenya between 2004 and 2014, and at the same time, the incidence of child...
07/19/2018
CIRA and the Yale School of Public Health recently welcomed eight junior faculty from around the U.S. for the annual Summer Institute sponsored by the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS...
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...