David Wilson – The End of AIDS: The Road to Implementation

David Wilson Director, Global HIV/AIDS Program The World Bank “The End of AIDS: The Road to Implementation”

Curious about PrEP, a prevention strategy that can reduce risk of HIV infection by up to 99 percent?

Learn more by watching, “PrEParing for HIV: An Epidemic Interventions Initiative by the University of California.” HIV/AIDS researchers at the University of California explain how pre-exposure prophylaxis works, and young men share their stories about taking a daily dose of Truvada to preserve their health.”

Keep abreast of breaking news in HIV/AIDS research

Stream and view slides from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2104 by going to  http://www.croiwebcasts.org    

Flexible Response to Calif. Budget Crisis Preserved HIV Testing

New research from a team led by CHIPTS Policy Director and Public Policy research professor Arleen Leibowitz shows that local health jurisdictions were able to maintain HIV testing near to pre-recession levels despite a substantial reduction in funding during California’s budget 2009 crisis. As a direct result of state budget cuts that eliminated state funding […]

Kathy Sanders-Phillips, Ph.D. – HIV/AIDS Risk in South Africa

presentation slides Kathy Sanders-Phillips, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pediatrics Howard University College of Medicine George Washington University “HIV/AIDS Risk in South Africa-Implications for Research in the U.S.”

Nathalia Holt, Ph.D. – Chasing a Cure: The story of the Berlin Patients

UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute Special Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds Nathalia Holt, Ph.D. Author of, “Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science” “Chasing a Cure: The Story of the Berlin Patients”  

Cyber Mentors Protégés Call for Applications

Submissions Accepted until March 9, 2014 Midnight To Apply Click here Information for Protégés Applying to APA Cyber Mentors Program APA Cyber Mentors protégés participate in a two-year, e-collaboration and distance learning mentorship program designed to prepare doctoral-level behavioral and social scientists for careers as independent researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS and health disparities among […]

Innovative Use of Technology for HIV Prevention and Care: Evidence, Challenges, and the Way Forward

On January 23, 2014, UCLA CHIPTS hosted a one-day conference on the innovative use of technology for HIV prevention and care at the California Endowment in Los Angeles.  This event was a collaborative activity of the Combination Prevention Core, Policy Core, and Development Core of CHIPTS.  The conference was made possible by funds from the […]

Naihua Duan, Ph.D. – Single patient (n=1) trials

For a copy of the slides, please click here CHIPTS Cross-Core Meeting Keynote Address Single-patient (n-of-1) trial: A pragmatic clinical decision methodology for patient-centered comparative effectiveness research Naihua Duan, Ph.D. Division of Biostatistics, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Monday, January 13 3:00-4:00pm Abstract Single-patient trials (SPTs, a.k.a. n-of-1 trials) are multiple-period crossover trials conducted within […]

Dr. Paul Edward Sax – The Most Important Studies in HIV Medicine in the Past Year, and Why

For a copy of the slides, please click here UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute Grand Rounds This monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CFAR / AIDS Institute, consists of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty, on a broad range of subjects. The aims of the program […]