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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
UNC awarded $1.7 million to curb the spread of HIV in North Carolina
A team of researchers from the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases at UNC has received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study novel HIV testing methods to detect acute HIV infection and target sexual networks to curb the spread of HIV in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 24, 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
Maternal, infant antiretrovirals prevent breast milk HIV transmission
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 News / 2010 / June
Study shows nurses can safely and effectively manage antiretroviral treatment
Offers a crucial alternative to doctor monitoring in light of shortage of health care workers around the world.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 17, 2010
Preventing HPV might lower risk of HIV infection in men
Men infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) are at greater risk of becoming infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than men who are not HPV positive, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
Preventing HPV might lower risk of HIV infection in men
Men infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) are at greater risk of becoming infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than men who are not HPV positive, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
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 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 / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 1, 2010
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