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Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

September 27, 2016

School of Nursing Assistant Professor LaRon Nelson was named the inaugural Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Chair in HIV Program Science for Africa, Caribbean, and Black communities.

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Nursing professor to present research at White House

Nursing professor to present research at White House

March 2, 2016

LaRon Nelson is among a select group of researchers, program directors and community leaders invited to participate in a White House symposium focused on reducing the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.

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Posters from the war on AIDS

Posters from the war on AIDS

December 1, 2015

One day in the early nineteen-nineties, during the worst of the crisis in the United States, a physician named Edward Atwater was taking a Red Line train in Boston when he noticed a cartoonish poster on the wall.

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December 1 is World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day

November 30, 2015

Michael Gottlieb ’73M (MD), examines AIDS awareness posters that are part of the AIDS Education Posters Collection, a collection of more than 6,500 AIDS education posters from around the world. Gottlieb, a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, was the first to identify the disease that would come to be known as AIDS.

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Researchers test new way to protect people from HIV

Researchers test new way to protect people from HIV

November 20, 2015

The Medical Center is testing a new method to prevent HIV that scientists hope will boost the development of an effective vaccine for the virus.

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Experimental treatment regimen effective against HIV

Experimental treatment regimen effective against HIV

October 19, 2015

Medical Center scientists have teamed with colleagues in Nebraska to develop a new system of delivering a common HIV treatment called protease inhibitors that could allow for the treatment to be administered once or twice a year, instead of through a regimen of daily pills.

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HIV breakthrough could reduce treatments to twice a year

HIV breakthrough could reduce treatments to twice a year

October 19, 2015

An experimental treatment developed jointly by teams at two universities managed to completely eliminate HIV in immune cells — and kept it from coming back for much longer than before.

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$3 million funds research to develop new HIV vaccine strategies

$3 million funds research to develop new HIV vaccine strategies

September 25, 2015

Infectious disease researchers at the School of Medicine and Dentistry will use $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to find new ways to develop a vaccine to prevent HIV.

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New AIDS Vaccine Comes in a Capsule

New AIDS Vaccine Comes in a Capsule

January 13, 2015

Wanted: Volunteers to test an experimental new AIDS vaccine that is needle-free. The catch? You have to be willing to stay locked up in your room for 12 days. The new vaccine comes in a capsule and it’s made using a common cold virus called an adenovirus, genetically engineered with a tiny piece of the AIDS virus.

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