HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 2016 HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P 2016), October 17-21, in Chicago.
Conference highlights include current and experimental pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), microbicide rings and other options, and investigational HIV vaccines.
"We need to think outside of the box," Sharon Hillier of the Microbicide Trials Network told participants at the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2016) conference this week in Chicago. Researchers should not be aiming to develop the most scientifically elegant solution for HIV prevention, but should "figure out how to make products that can really fit into people’s lives."
HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU 2016), September 7-9 in Oslo, Norway.
Highlights include hepatitis C treatment for people who inject drugs and people in prison, extra-hepatic manifestations of hepatitis C, and development of an HCV vaccine.
HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), held July 18-22, in Durban, South Africa.
Conference highlights include PrEP and other biomedical HIV prevention, HIV cure research, experimental antiretroviral therapy, and access to treatment and prevention for key affected populations.