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A Microbicide is any substance or process that kills germs (bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause infection and disease). Also called germicide.
Scientists produce drug compound with potential to block HIV transmission in women

Scientists produce drug compound with potential to block HIV transmission in women

ASPIRE completes patient enrollment in Phase III trial of vaginal ring for HIV prevention

ASPIRE completes patient enrollment in Phase III trial of vaginal ring for HIV prevention

IPM gains exclusive worldwide rights to promising HIV prevention medicine from Janssen R&D Ireland

IPM gains exclusive worldwide rights to promising HIV prevention medicine from Janssen R&D Ireland

Janssen expands collaboration with IPM for development of dapivirine to prevent HIV

Janssen expands collaboration with IPM for development of dapivirine to prevent HIV

Scientists develop microbicide gel that prevents transmission of multiple STIs in vagina/rectum in animals

Scientists develop microbicide gel that prevents transmission of multiple STIs in vagina/rectum in animals

New method of protecting women from transmission of HIV is safe

New method of protecting women from transmission of HIV is safe

Novel HIV prevention products for women demonstrate safety in clinical studies

Novel HIV prevention products for women demonstrate safety in clinical studies

Women using DMPA injection more likely to acquire HIV than women using NET-EN

Women using DMPA injection more likely to acquire HIV than women using NET-EN

UNC receives $40M for clinical trials unit devoted to HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research

UNC receives $40M for clinical trials unit devoted to HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research

CONRAD receives USAID Pioneers Prize for developing tenofovir gel to reduce HIV infection in women

CONRAD receives USAID Pioneers Prize for developing tenofovir gel to reduce HIV infection in women

Researchers create vaginal cream using silver nanoparticles to control transmition of HIV

Researchers create vaginal cream using silver nanoparticles to control transmition of HIV

CWRU researchers receive NIAID grant to conduct HIV research and clinical trials

CWRU researchers receive NIAID grant to conduct HIV research and clinical trials

Population Council gets USAID cooperative agreement to develop non-ARV microbicides that block HIV, STI

Population Council gets USAID cooperative agreement to develop non-ARV microbicides that block HIV, STI

MTN receives $70M to develop and test products that aim to reduce spread of HIV

MTN receives $70M to develop and test products that aim to reduce spread of HIV

Investigators, CTUs chosen to lead five HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks through 2021

Investigators, CTUs chosen to lead five HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks through 2021

New microbicide gel formulation shows promise for safe vaginal and rectal administration to prevent HIV

New microbicide gel formulation shows promise for safe vaginal and rectal administration to prevent HIV

IPM receives US$40M from USAID to advance new HIV prevention tools for women

IPM receives US$40M from USAID to advance new HIV prevention tools for women

MTN-017 study launched to test reduced glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel

MTN-017 study launched to test reduced glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel

Researchers launch phase II clinical trial of rectal microbicide to prevent HIV infections

Researchers launch phase II clinical trial of rectal microbicide to prevent HIV infections

Drexel University researchers create molecule that can cause AIDS virus to destroy itself

Drexel University researchers create molecule that can cause AIDS virus to destroy itself