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UNC Physician Receives 2009 International Leadership Award From The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Agnes Moses, MD has been selected to receive the 2009 International Leadership Award (ILA) from The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009
White House U.S. National HIV/AIDS Implementation Meeting
The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases is co-hosting a delegation from the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, including ONAP director Grant Colfax. Part of their visit will involve a U.S. National HIV/AIDS Implementation Meeting in Chapel Hill on February 21, 2013.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 7
Giving Antiretroviral Drugs to Infants or Mothers Reduces Transmission of HIV Through Breast Milk
Giving daily antiretroviral syrup to breastfeeding infants or treating their HIV-infected mothers with highly active antiretroviral drugs is safe and effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission through breast milk, a study led by UNC-Chapel Hill investigators has found.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009
NIAID grant launches Kashuba's plan for HIV-prevention trials
Development of an AIDS vaccine is struggling. Topical treatments aimed at stopping HIV have made little progress. Angela Kashuba, PharmD, believes that antiretroviral drugs are the best hope for halting the spread of AIDS, especially in the developing world.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010
David Margolis featured in website commemorating JFK 50th anniversary
David Margolis, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, is featured in a new website which explores the legacy of President John F. Kennedy through the core themes of public service, science and innovation, civil rights, domestic affairs, the arts, foreign policy and diplomacy and the environment.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Feb. 10
Triangle Dance Festival for AIDS March 19 - RSVP Requested
The fifth annual Triangle Dance Festival for AIDS presents an evening of performing arts to promote community involvement and benefit local and global AIDS charities. The dance festival will be held Friday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
HIV 101 provides comprehensive primer for new School of Medicine staff
The HIV and Clinical Trials 101 lecture series, which took place August 23-31, targets new research and clinical staff in the Division of Infectious Diseases and is an update on current practices related to HIV/AIDS.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 30
Triangle Dance Festival for AIDS March 19 - RSVP Requested
The fifth annual Triangle Dance Festival for AIDS presents an evening of performing arts to promote community involvement and benefit local and global AIDS charities. The dance festival will be held Friday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
UNC study: Maternal, infant antiretrovirals both effective in preventing HIV transmission through breast milk
These findings are important because each year about 200,000 infants worldwide become infected with HIV through breastfeeding, and in the developing world infant formula is both prohibitively expensive and associated with increased infant deaths.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 24, 2010
Making strides in HIV/AIDS research
In April, the UNC School of Medicine was recognized as having one of the top ten AIDS programs in the nation. The eighth place ranking this year marked the third time in a row the specialty has been ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report as a part of their Best Medical Schools rankings.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 1, 2010