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HOPE study seeks to understand safety of vaginal ring in protecting women against HIV

HOPE study seeks to understand safety of vaginal ring in protecting women against HIV

Dapivirine ring can help prevent HIV-1 infection in women

Dapivirine ring can help prevent HIV-1 infection in women

Safe, effective douche-based rectal microbicide can prevent HIV in gay men

Safe, effective douche-based rectal microbicide can prevent HIV in gay men

CONRAD announces new funding agreement to increase HIV prevention products for high risk women in Africa

CONRAD announces new funding agreement to increase HIV prevention products for high risk women in Africa

Molecular tweezer blocks HIV, breaks up proteins in semen that boost infection

Molecular tweezer blocks HIV, breaks up proteins in semen that boost infection

Researchers complete participants’ enrollment in Phase III trial of vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Researchers complete participants’ enrollment in Phase III trial of vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Cell-associated HIV transmission contributes to HIV epidemic

Cell-associated HIV transmission contributes to HIV epidemic

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Miriam Hospital receives grant from NIH to prevent spread of sexually transmitted HIV in women

Miriam Hospital receives grant from NIH to prevent spread of sexually transmitted HIV in women

Semi-soft vaginal suppository provides drug-delivery vehicle to prevent spread of HIV

Semi-soft vaginal suppository provides drug-delivery vehicle to prevent spread of HIV

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