UNC Project-China uses crowdsourcing to promote HIV Testing
UNC’s Project-China partnered with Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Global on a successful project that used crowdsourcing to promote awareness of the importance of HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Breast milk kills HIV and blocks its oral transmission in humanized...
New research from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine demonstrates that breast milk in a humanized mouse model has a strong virus killing effect and protects against oral transmission of HIV.
UNC professor Myron Cohen wins top award from Clinical Research For...
Cohen’s study, HIV Prevention Trials Network 052, showed that treating people with HIV with antiretroviral therapy renders them virtually non-contagious, reducing sexual transmission by 96 percent.
Drug helps purge hidden HIV virus, study shows
This study is the first to demonstrate that the biological mechanism that keeps the HIV virus hidden and unreachable by current antiviral therapies can be targeted and interrupted in humans, providing new hope for a strategy to eradicate HIV completely.