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02/20/2020
To further strengthen mentoring activities, CIRA's Development Core offers Career Development Consultations to affiliated junior faculty and post-doctoral fellows and associates. The consults provide an...
02/12/2020
The New Haven Police Department rolled out a program last week, which distributes free clean needles and community health resources for individuals released from detention. NHPD is the first police department...
02/10/2020
CIRA's current affiliation guidelines promote broad participation of scientists, trainees, HIV service providers, community members, and other institutional partners while maintaining scientific rigor and...
01/27/2020
The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) presents the NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research (the Plan) for fiscal years (FY) 2021–2025. The Plan serves as the guiding framework for OAR to allocate...
01/27/2020
The Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) is accepting applications. Through this CIRA-supported fellowship program, new scientists who are underrepresented in the field of HIV research,...
01/22/2020
A third member of the Yale School of Public Health’s Modeling Unit has received a prestigious federal innovation award, bolstering the unit’s position as an international leader in modeling science in the...
01/09/2020
A new study led by Yale University researchers finds that scaling up use of methadone and buprenorphine - medications for treating opioid use disorder known as opioid agonist therapies (OATs) - could greatly...
12/16/2019
Ready, Set, PrEP is a new national program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that will provide PrEP to thousands of people across the United States. To qualify for the Ready, Set,...
12/13/2019
Adam Viera, PhD candidate, SBS, has been accepted into the Clinton Global Initiative University community. This honor includes access to a comprehensive Commitment to Action curriculum, high-touch mentorship,...
12/06/2019
As part of the "Meet Yale Internal Medicine" series, the latest featured physician is Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine (AIDS); director of Patient Care Services, Infectious Diseases; and...
12/02/2019
World AIDS Day, designated on December 1 every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have...
12/01/2019
The Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) is looking for researchers and research projects that would be interested in hosting two New Haven Community Research Fellows (formerly known as Health...
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...