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This Week in HIV Research: U=U Grows Ever Stronger

Oct. 10, 2019: Long-term viral suppression = zero genital tract shedding among women; HIV treatment initiation and sexual risk among MSM; PrEP interest vs. uptake among trans women of color; polypharmacy among people living with HIV.

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Washington, D.C. Youth Face Barriers to HIV Prevention and Sexual Health

Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.

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Four PrEP Studies Address Challenges and Best Practices for Uptake and Retention

Four recent studies in JAIDS chiefly focused on PrEP provision to cisgender women and gay and bisexual men.

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Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

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Despite Uptick, Black and Latinx People Have Relatively Low Participation in HIV Vaccine Trials

HIV vaccine researchers are working to study and solve the problem, with a focus on how researchers themselves can more deeply build and earn trust.

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This Week in HIV Research: The PrEP Sex/Race Gap

PrEP access appears far from equal in the U.S.; HIV treatment and viral suppression disparities in Europe; how today’s hepatitis C treatments affect mortality; sex-based differences in cognitive impairment.

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What Encourages Black and Latinx Trans Women to Take PrEP?

At CROI 2018, Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., presented research to show what can work to increase PrEP uptake among black and Latinx trans women, determine possibilities for successful interventions, and ask questions for future research.

Designing HIV Prevention Programs With Latino Community Input Improves Public Health Img

Designing HIV Prevention Programs With Latino Community Input Improves Public Health

"We really do focus on what it's like to be born male in the Latino community and the stresses that puts on people, both on men who engage in same sex behavior as well as transgender women," explains Scott D. Rhodes, Ph.D.

CHAMP: Mobilizing People Living With HIV and Allies to Champion HIV Prevention and Care in Ethno-Racial Communities Img

CHAMP: Mobilizing People Living With HIV and Allies to Champion HIV Prevention and Care in Ethno-Racial Communities

CHAMP (Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project) evaluated two innovative and culturally relevant training programs to reduce HIV stigma and promote the championing of HIV-related issues amongst Asian, Black and Latino communities ...

Why PrEP Is Essential to Safeguard Black and Hispanic MSM and Transgender Women: A Blog Entry by L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D. Img

Why PrEP Is Essential to Safeguard Black and Hispanic MSM and Transgender Women: A Blog Entry by L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D.

We are failing our young, black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. Each year in the U.S., we see nearly 50,000 new HIV infections. New York City remains the epicenter of the country's epidemic. Black MSM and black wom...