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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

New report shows steady progress in research and development for HIV vaccines

New report shows steady progress in research and development for HIV vaccines

Reformulated version of anti-HIV gel safe for HIV-negative men and women

Reformulated version of anti-HIV gel safe for HIV-negative men and women

Einstein researchers to develop drug-impregnated intravaginal ring for HIV prevention in women

Einstein researchers to develop drug-impregnated intravaginal ring for HIV prevention in women

Women's low adherence to daily-dose products in HIV prevention trial suggest different approach needed, researchers say

Women's low adherence to daily-dose products in HIV prevention trial suggest different approach needed, researchers say

Study finds antiretroviral-based strategies to prevent HIV infection among women prove ineffective

Study finds antiretroviral-based strategies to prevent HIV infection among women prove ineffective

New compounds can target RNase H enzyme in HIV

New compounds can target RNase H enzyme in HIV

IRMA, Population Council and MTN release Rectal Revolution video project

IRMA, Population Council and MTN release Rectal Revolution video project

BBC News examines HIV microbicide research

BBC News examines HIV microbicide research

Recent release: Blogs discuss advancements in HIV preventative, therapeutic R&D

Recent release: Blogs discuss advancements in HIV preventative, therapeutic R&D

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections