Microbicide Trials Network

MTN in the News

Alarm Rings On Low Uptake Of Existing Prevention Options For Anal STIs And HIV

Modern Ghana (Citizen News Service)

July 29, 2014 

Suwat Chariyalertsak

Brian Kanyemba


Women fear pregnancy more than HIV infection

The Herald-Zimbabwe (also appeared in Zimdiaspora)

June 30, 2014

Nyaradzo Mgodi


Is a Microbicide the Game-Changer Gay Men Need?

TheBody.com (reprinted from Achieve magazine)

June 23, 2014

Ian McGowan


The Next Generation of HIV Prevention

Scientific American

June 17, 2014


Thailand is trailing a new anti-HIV sex gel for LGBTIs

Gay Star News

June 16, 2014

Pongpun Saokhieo


Research study to test anti-HIV gel for gay men and transgender commences in Chiang Mai

Community Advisory Board is a bridge between researchers and community

Call to strengthen clinical research trial management in South-East Asia

Communities are equal partners in clinical research

Serving the larger good by participating in anti-HIV gel study

Citizen News Service

June 9, 2014

Suwat Chariyalertsak

Wipada Cheewawat

Kittipong Rungruengthanakit

Pongpun Saokhieo

Radchanok Songsupa


Failed HIV trial ‘had inaccurate adherence measures’


March 21, 2014

Ariane van der Straten


Dapivirine vaginal ring safe and effective in tissue study, but maraviroc component doesn't work


March 20,2014

Beatrice Chen


CROI 2014:  Dapivirine vaginal ring appears safe and effective in tissue study


March 20, 2014

Beatrice Chen


Gel Protects Monkeys From H.I.V. After Sex, Study Finds

New York Times

March 12, 2014

Sharon Hillier


Two Studies Raise Hopes for Female-Empowered HIV Prevention


March 12, 2014

Story also featured in AIDSMeds.com


Women face the brunt of HIV, need real focus

New Vision (Uganda)

March 8, 2014

Patrick Ndase


CROI 2014: VOICE trial follow shows reported use of products predicted reality “less than a coin toss”

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

March 5, 2014

Ariane van der Straten


New method for women’s HIV prevention found to be safe for use

UAB News

March 5, 2014

Craig Hoesley


Long-Acting HIV Drug Eyed as Prevention

MedPage Today

March 5, 2014

Sharon Hillier


Dapivirine vaginal ring blocked HIV infection in cervical tissue

Infectious Disease News

March 5, 2014

Beatrice Chen


Study: In two-drug, HIV-preventing vaginal ring, only one drug does the job


March 5, 2014

Beatrice Chen


New Rings, Gels, and Films Show Promise in Microbicide Trials

Beta Blog

March 4, 2014

Beatrice Chen

Katie Bunge


New Advances for HIV Prevention on the Horizon


March 4, 2014

Sharon Hillier


A Question for Women’s Health: Chemicals in Feminine Hygiene Products and Personal Lubricant

Environmental Health Perspectives

March 2014

Charlene Dezzutti