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Awaiting a Long-Acting PrEP Dosage Form - Pharmacy Times

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 12/21/2016 - 19:58

Pharmacy Times

Awaiting a Long-Acting PrEP Dosage Form
Pharmacy Times
Topical microbicides delivered in vaginal rings are less toxic than oral dosage forms. These products achieve sufficient antiretroviral concentrations at the cervix to prevent HIV transmission through the vagina without a high serum burden. Vaginal ...

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ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors - Satellite PR News (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 07:04

ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors
Satellite PR News (press release)
In addition to ContraVir, Ms. Howson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Partnership for Microbicides, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Aradigm, and OXiGENE. Ms. Howson earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technion in Haifa, ...

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ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors - Yahoo Finance

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 06:11

ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors
Yahoo Finance
In addition to ContraVir, Ms. Howson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Partnership for Microbicides, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Aradigm, and OXiGENE. Ms. Howson earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technion in Haifa, ...

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ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 06:02

ContraVir Appoints Business Development Executive Tamar Howson to its Board of Directors
PR Newswire (press release)
In addition to ContraVir, Ms. Howson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Partnership for Microbicides, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Aradigm, and OXiGENE. Ms. Howson earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technion in Haifa, ...

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SRI Lands $150M NIH Contract to Help Develop Candidate HIV Prevention Products - GovConWire

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:26

GovConWire

SRI Lands $150M NIH Contract to Help Develop Candidate HIV Prevention Products
GovConWire
SRI said Tuesday its biosciences division will manufacture and characterize drug products to support the development of microbicide and non-vaccine pre-exposure agents through preclinical and clinical studies for the NIH's National Institute of Allergy ...

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SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ... - Satellite PR News (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 17:13

SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ...
Satellite PR News (press release)
Under the contract issued by DAIDS, SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, will manufacture and characterize high-quality drug products to support the progression of promising microbicide and PreP agents through both preclinical and clinical ...

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SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ... - Satellite PR News (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 15:16

SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ...
Satellite PR News (press release)
Under the contract issued by DAIDS, SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, will manufacture and characterize high-quality drug products to support the progression of promising microbicide and PreP agents through both preclinical and clinical ...

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SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ... - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 15:13

SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising ...
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
"Since the early 2000s, researchers at SRI International have been involved in drug development activities to help move many microbicides, PrEP agents, and multipurpose prevention technologies through IND-enabling studies," said Gita Shankar, Ph.D., ...

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SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 14:56

SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for
PR Newswire (press release)
"Since the early 2000s, researchers at SRI International have been involved in drug development activities to help move many microbicides, PrEP agents, and multipurpose prevention technologies through IND-enabling studies," said Gita Shankar, Ph.D., ...

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Uganda: HIV/Aids Treatment - AllAfrica.com

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 04:22

Uganda: HIV/Aids Treatment
AllAfrica.com
Dr. Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, an Epidemiologist and Microbicides Researcher at Makerere University John Horpkins University (MUJHU), says women are hit hard because they are usually not in control of relations financially, culturally, and even practically.

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HIV/AIDS treatment - Nigeria Today

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 02:31

HIV/AIDS treatment
Nigeria Today
Dr. Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, an Epidemiologist and Microbicides Researcher at Makerere University John Horpkins University (MUJHU), says women are hit hard because they are usually not in control of relations financially, culturally, and even practically.

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What Could The Future Of Women's HIV Prevention Look Like? - Huffington Post Canada

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 12:52

Huffington Post Canada

What Could The Future Of Women's HIV Prevention Look Like?
Huffington Post Canada
Dr. Zeda Rosenberg is the founding chief executive officer of the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a nonprofit product development partnership established in 2002 to prevent HIV transmission by accelerating the development and ...

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Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Helps Prevent HIV Infection in Women - MedicalResearch.com (blog)

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 14:58

Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Helps Prevent HIV Infection in Women
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
To provide women with more prevention options, the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) developed a vaginal ring that contains an antiretroviral drug called dapivirine. Women insert the ring themselves and replace it every month.

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SisterLove – Women Now! conference – South Africa (Photo credit: SisterLove Inc.) - Rolling Out

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 13:49

Rolling Out

SisterLove – Women Now! conference – South Africa (Photo credit: SisterLove Inc.)
Rolling Out
... for iSTARSHIPP is to educate, prepare, advocate and support communities, especially women/girls and young men, for the implementation of High Impact Prevention programs including prevention technologies such as PrEP, PEP, TasP, microbicides and ...

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HIV Prevention: This Vaginal Ring May Protect You From The AIDS Virus - Medical Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:31

Medical Daily

HIV Prevention: This Vaginal Ring May Protect You From The AIDS Virus
Medical Daily
The International Partnership for Microbicides developed the ring, which is used on a monthly basis and contains the antiviral medication dapivirine to fight against HIV, preventing the virus from replicating in a healthy cell at the site of infection ...
There's A New Vaginal Ring That Prevents HIV, But What Does That Mean For Black Women?HelloBeautiful
International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM)EurekAlert (press release)
Women report vaginal ring for preventing HIV had little effect on sexual intercourseWestside Gazette
Doctors Lounge
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This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We've Come - VICE

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:07

Washington Post

This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We've Come
VICE
July 9, 2010: A South African study presented at the International AIDS Conference shows antiretroviral-based vaginal microbicides help reduce sexual transmission of the disease to women. The microbicide is usually applied inside the vagina as a gel, ...
Birmingham's Southern Research has been targeting AIDS for 30 yearsAlabama NewsCenter

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IPM's ring study results published - Medical Xpress

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 10:06

IPM's ring study results published
Medical Xpress
The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) announced today that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has published results from The Ring Study, a Phase III clinical trial of IPM's vaginal ring to prevent HIV. The study's key findings, ...

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IPM's ring study results published in New England Journal of ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 09:32

EurekAlert (press release)

IPM's ring study results published in New England Journal of ...
EurekAlert (press release)
IPM announced today that the New England Journal of Medicine has published results from the Ring Study, a Phase III clinical trial of IPM's vaginal ring to ...
HIV Prevention Vaginal Ring African-American Women ...HelloBeautiful
Women report vaginal ring for preventing HIV had little effect on sexual intercourseWestside Gazette

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At last, an HIV prevention tool women can control? - Devex

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:26

Devex

At last, an HIV prevention tool women can control?
Devex
As an example of a high-profile failure, Matovu pointed to a gel-based microbicide that women could insert into their vaginas. Recent trial results were disappointing, demonstrating little effectiveness. Subsequent analysis seemed to indicate that may ...

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New vaginal ring for slow release ARV - Health24

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 05:42

New vaginal ring for slow release ARV
Health24
The trials of the ring – one run by the International Partnership for Microbicides called ASPIRE and the other, the Microbicide Trial Network (MTN) Ring study – found that the ring offered the women between 27 and 31 percent protection against HIV ...

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