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NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Discusses Viral Suppression

Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has spoken with AIDS.gov about the important issue of viral suppression at several major HIV conferences during the past few months, including the HIV Research for Prevention (R4P) Conference in Chicago, the 2016 Ryan White Conference in Washington, DC,…

ICYMI – Advances in Research on HIV Prevention for Women

Last week, in a Facebook Live event we heard from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach about some new developments in HIV prevention for women shared at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference  (R4P) in Chicago.  Carl is the Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He and his…

Large Increases in HIV Suppression Needed to Reduce New Infections in Critical Population

NIH-Funded Study Aims to Identify and Treat HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Achieving moderate reduction of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) will depend on significantly increasing the percentage of HIV-infected MSM whose viral load is suppressed to undetectable levels, according to a new mathematical model based on…

Women Report Vaginal Ring for Preventing HIV Had Little Effect on Sexual Intercourse

Violence and Social Harm Were Associated with Low Adherence Most women who used an experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention report that the physical act of sex was largely unaffected by using the product, which is inserted monthly for continuous wear. This finding is among several insights gleaned about experiences of women who used the…

NIH funds research network focused on HIV-infected youth

Studies also will address HIV prevention among at-risk groups. The National Institutes of Health has awarded funding for a research network devoted to the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults with HIV or at risk for HIV infection. The awards, up to $24 million in 2016, provide for three research centers and a…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Discusses HIV Treatment Science at 2016 Ryan White Conference

As the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment wound down in Washington, DC, NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach and his colleague Anne Rancourt joined us for a conversation on Facebook Live about HIV treatment. They discussed what scientists now know about the benefits of HIV treatment and when people diagnosed with HIV…

Dr. Fauci Kicks Off Facebook Live at Ryan White 2016

Following his plenary remarks at the opening of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment on August 23, NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci joined us for a Facebook Live session with HRSA’s Letitia Robinson. Dr. Fauci is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Dr. Robinson is Senior…

2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment: Day One Recap

More than 2,400 HIV care and treatment leaders, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, stakeholders, and those on the front lines providing direct care to people living with HIV convened in Washington, DC yesterday for the kickoff of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment.  The theme for this year’s Health Resources…