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MTN in the News


Reanalysis of VOICE trial suggests TFV gel effective for PrEP

Healio:  Infectious Disease News

July 8, 2015

Jeanne M. Marrazzo

 

Phase 3 trial of vaginal ring to prevent HIV closes

Healio:  Infectious Disease News

July 4, 2015

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

Jared Baeten

 

Microbicides: new HIV prevention technology empowers women

Key Correspondents

June 24, 2015

 

Vaginal microbicide ring study releases first data on participants

AIDSmap.com

June 19, 2015

 

UAB studying HIV-prevention ring in teenage women

Al.com

June 17, 2015

Craig Hoesley

 

New approach to women’s HIV prevention being studied in U.S. teens

UAB News

June 17, 2015

Craig Hoesley

 

FDA asked to add HIV warning to birth control label

Law360.com

May 29, 2015

 

Malawi sex ring study to curb HIV

The Southern Times

May 26, 2015

 

Unpacking Microbicides Study in Africa:  A prevention measure among women from getting HIV/AIDS

The Maravi Post

May 18, 2015

 

Trials don't gel with all women

Researchers recognise the need to change HIV prevention technologies to suit different lifestyles

Mail & Gaurdian (South Africa)

March 20, 2015

Arian van der Straten, VOICE and ASPIRE

 

HIV Prevention Trial in African Women Fails, Adherence a Problem

JAMA

March 17, 2015

VOICE Study results

 

Make HIV prevention happen for young women

Devex.com (Global Development)

March 6, 2015

Sharon Hillier and Zeda Rosenberg

 

Conversations from CROI 2015: Dr. Gina Brown and Dr. Ron Valdiserri on microbicides, women and HIV

AIDS.gov blog

March 6, 2015

Microbicide Trials Network

 

Zim abandons HIV project

The Zimbabwean

March 4, 2015

Mike Chirenje, FACTS 001 and ASPIRE

 

Good news in the failed HIV trial

New Vision (Uganda)

March 2, 2015

Patrick Ndase

 

Levels of maraviroc in vaginal and rectal tissues may not be high enough for pre-exposure prophylaxis

AIDSmap.com

March 2, 2015

Ian McGowan

 

AIDS advance benefits men but leaves women behind

Humanosphere

February 27, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

Sharon Hillier

 

Tenofovir gel fails to prevent HIV infection in women (see Perspective below article by Jeanne Marrazzo)

Healio:  Infectious Disease News

February 26, 2015

 

Vaginal gel not effective in reducing HIV, study says

Daily News (Zimbabwe)

February 26, 2015

Mike Chirenje

 

Studies cement value of HIV prophylaxis

MedPage Today

February 25, 2015

Sharon Hillier

 

Gel to prevent HIV infection fails – again

MedPage Today

February 25, 2015

Sharon Hillier

 

Hopes dashed as HIV measure found to be useless

Business Day (South Africa)

February 25, 2015

 

Disappointing result for tenofovir-gel microbicide shows that young women still lack HIV prevention methods they can use

AIDSMap.com

February 25, 2015

 

CROI 2015: PrEP, microbicide findings show divergent paths of prevention responses

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

February 24, 2015

 

VOICE trial: Microbicide gel may have stopped two out of three HIV infections – in the women who used it

AIDSMap.com

February 9, 2015

 

HIV prevention trial, managed from Pittsburgh, fails after subjects lie

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

February 7, 2015

Sharon Hillier

Ariane van der Straten

 

A setback for HIV prevention trial: Getting people to take the medicine

Smithsonian.com

February 6, 2015

Jeanne Marrazo

 

Failed VOICE PrEP trial failed to preempt lies about adherence

AIDSMap.com

February 5, 2015

 

VOICE trial shows low PrEP adherence, efficacy among women

Healio:  Infectious Disease News

February 5, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

Mike Chirenje

 

Researchers report attitudes had large impact on HIV prevention trial

Science Recorder

February 5, 2015

 

Low Adherence to Daily HIV Prophylaxis in High-Risk Women

HealthDay News

February 5, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

A failed trial in Africa raises questions about how to test H.I.V. drugs

New York Times

February 4, 2015

Ariane van der Straten

Jeanne M. Marrazzo

Jared Baeten

Gita Ramjee

 

An end to HIV in Africa draws near as drugs are better than ever, but stigma may be final hurdle

International Business Times

February 4, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Attitudes affected outcome in HIV prevention trial

MedPage Today

February 5, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Study: African women at highest risk for HIV don’t use prevention drugs

Voice of America

February 4, 2015

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

What’s next for HIV prevention for women: VOICE-ing the need for FACTS

AVAC:  Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention Blog

February 4, 2015

 

HIV prevention trial in Africa is a dud:  Most women didn’t take their doses of preventive medicine

The Verge

February 4, 2015

 

Trial to assess vaginal rig for curbing HIV ‘on track’

SciDev.net

January 27, 2015

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Uganda: High hopes ahead of microbicide trial results

AllAfrica.com

January 20, 2015

Patrick Ndase

 

Women are focus of recruiting efforts for local HIV-related clinical trials (VIDEO)

Cleveland Plain Dealer

January 12, 2015

Story features the Case CTU and MTN studies being conducted at the site