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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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigators has found.
Located in News / 2009 / July
UNC to partner in new global HIV/AIDS project
Supporting Operational AIDS Research (SOAR) is a global research project to determine how best to address challenges and gaps that remain in the delivery of HIV and AIDS care and support, treatment, and prevention services.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Oct. 2
Triangle Business Journal names Cohen, Zanation, Sharpless "Health Care Heroes"
Dr. Myron Cohen won the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Norman Sharpless, the Innovator/Researcher award, and Dr. Adam Zanation the "Rising Star" award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 5
Wake County HIV Clinic Recognized as Statewide Leader in HIV Care
UNC faculty members Robert Dodge, PhD, RN, ANP, Jacqueline Gibson, PA-C, Victoria Mobley, MD, Esther Metiko, FNP and Ann Dennis, MD, work at the Raleigh-based clinic, which has over 900 patients.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / March 7
Registration now open for UNC HIV Care 2009: Antiretroviral Therapy, Hepatitis B/C, Addiction, and Adherence
The purpose of this conference is to provide an update on treatment of Hepatitis B and C, drug addiction and adherence.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / April
ID Conference: “Lessons from Botswana: Prevention and Treatment in the World’s Worst Epidemic of HIV/AIDS”
The presenter is Max Essex, DVM, PhD, Lasker Professor of Health Sciences at Harvard University, Chair of the Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative, and Chair of the Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute in Gaborone, Botswana.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Sept. 27
UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic
UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009
UNC infectious disease fellow awarded minority scholarship to join domestic battle against the spread of HIV
Yvonne Carter, MD, is one of six scholars from under-represented minority communities to be awarded funding for HIV prevention research from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN).
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - April 1, 2010
UNC researchers decode structure of an entire HIV genome
The structure of an entire HIV genome has been decoded for the first time by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. The results have widespread implications for understanding the strategies that viruses, like the one that causes AIDS, use to infect humans.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
UNC Has Strong Presence at 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
Faculty and students from UNC presented over 40 abstracts at the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, which took place July 19-22, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009