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Friday, March 8, 2019
Thirty-five percent of gay and bisexual men at high risk of HIV infection were using PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, the daily pill that prevents HIV infection, in 2017, according to data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, just 6 percent of these men...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Go Broad and Go Deep in Population Health and Research Methodologies
We’re offering the exciting opportunity to study with some of Duke University’s world-renowned faculty during The Population Health Sciences Summer Institute. Through practical experiences, you’ll learn:
How to translate research...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
DURHAM, N.C. - In the quest to develop an effective HIV vaccine, researchers have focused attention on identifying and targeting the region of the virus's outer envelope where a lineage of antibodies are able to dock and neutralize the virus.
But true to form with HIV, these broadly neutralizing...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
OAR seeking public input and review of the NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and Guidelines for Determining AIDS Funding Document
The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register. This RFI seeks input and review of the current overarching NIH...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The 27th Annual Principles of STD/HIV Research course is now accepting applications for attendance as well as scholarship applications! Scholarship application deadline is March 15 and general course applications are due April 12. Questions can be forwarded to
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Friday, January 25, 2019
Assistant professor Dorothy Dow, a pediatric infectious diseases doctor, first went to Moshi, Tanzania, in 2011 to do research on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission. But her focus soon shifted when she discovered a grim reality for adolescents with HIV: globally, AIDS-related deaths had...
Friday, January 25, 2019
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
We are excited to share new SASI research being released today (You can find the new reports here: ) The US Deep South continues to experience a heavy HIV burden including outside the large urban areas (≥ 500,000 population.) A new SASI Report and six...
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
The CFAR CQAU is currently expanding its audit capabilities by designing a comprehensive data auditing process to assess the quality of data from all Duke CFAR laboratories, and strengthen current data management and reporting systems.
The CFAR CQAU is also pursuing ANAB accreditation to (ISO 17020...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
HIV evades the body's immune defenses through a multitude of mutations, and antibodies produced by the host's immune system to fight HIV also follow convoluted evolutionary pathways that have been challenging to track.
This complexity has made it difficult for researchers to develop a preventive...