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Call for Applications: Summer training and mentored research program for early career HIV prevention and drug use investigators

The Fordham University HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Program is now accepting applications for its Summer 2014 program. Fellows will: Attend two summer training institutes with fully funded travel and lodging beginning July 6-16, 2014 in New York City Join an international network of scholars examining current challenges in HIV and drug use research ethics […]

Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative releases a tool to help young people understand the Affordable Care Act.

October 23, 2013 From National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) With the coming of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nation must prepare for a turning point in health care for US citizens. However, despite the possibilities and promises of the ACA, the law still hinges on our collective ability to inform and get […]

Researchers launch first-ever phase II safety study of a rectal microbicide to prevent HIV

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2013 – Taking an important step toward the development of a product to prevent HIV infections associated with unprotected anal sex, researchers today announced the launch of a global Phase II clinical trial of a potential rectal microbicide. The trial, led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network […]