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11/20/2018
Gregg Gonsalves, Ph.D. '17, is an assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health, associate (adjunct) professor of law and research scholar in law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Yale Global...
11/19/2018
States that aggressively target intimate partner violence (IPV) in their health care systems have lower rates of HIV infection among women, according to a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of...
10/14/2018
When people living with HIV walk out of prison, they leave with up to a month's worth of HIV medication in their pockets. What they don't necessarily leave with is access to health care or the services that...
10/14/2018
Two former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholar (REIDS) Fellows, Bridgette M. Brawner, PhD, MDiv, APRN and Kamila Alexander, PHD, MPH, RN, were recent recipients of distinguished awards:Kamila...
10/09/2018
Yale University faculty member and CIRA affiliate Gregg Gonsalves ’11, ’17 Ph.D., an epidemiologist and global health advocate, is among the 25 individuals chosen as 2018 MacArthur Fellows. His MacArthur...
10/09/2018
Pride spilled off a small porch on Chapel Street as New Haveners gathered to celebrate the past and the future of APNH - formerly AIDS Project New Haven, newly rechristened "A Place to Nourish your Health."...
09/27/2018
While mandatory drug treatments in the criminal justice system are a widespread practice, new research reports that many patients who receive such treatment do not believe they need it.In an article published...
09/27/2018
Dr. Theresa Tam (center), the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, stopped by the Yale School of Public Health on Friday en route to Washington, D.C., to discuss the opioid epidemic in the United States as...
09/18/2018
On September 1, 2018, Trace Kerhsaw, PhD assumed the Development Core Director role, replacing Linda Niccolai, PhD. Donna Spiegelman, ScD became the new Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Methods (IRM...
09/16/2018
An HIV outbreak among people who inject drugs in Indiana from 2011 to 2015 could have been avoided if the state's top health and elected officials had acted sooner on warnings, a new study by the Yale School...
09/03/2018
Former REIDS Scholar, J. Alexis Abrams, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, was a recent grant awardee as part of a newly developed research program at Fogarty...
09/02/2018
A coalition of racial justice, HIV, and criminal justice organizations and networks have come together to issue this Call to Action in support of an HIV criminal law reform movement that is grounded in racial...
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...
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...