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RECENT EVENTS JANUARY 2017

Meet the Luminaries: Quest for a Cure Wednesday January 18, 2017
HIV Pioneers: Thursday January 19, 2017

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The pilot needle exchange program, the IDEA Exchange named after the Infectious Disease Elimination Act, is just one area where University of Miami health officials have been working to find a cure and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

New Needle Exchange Program Launches on World AIDS Day

For years, while a student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Hansel Tookes fought the Florida legislature to pass the first law in the state that would allow drug users to exchange used needles for clean ones in an effort to combat HIV transmission among at-risk groups.

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Mario Stevenson, Ph.D., has developed a quick and inexpensive diagnostic blood test for Zika.

Zeroing in on Zika

Mosquito-borne transmission of the Zika virus appeared in South Florida just recently, but UHealth physicians are already busy counseling prospective parents and treating pregnant women, and UM scientists are working overtime to bring diagnostic and therapeutic responses from the laboratory to the clinic — some possibly by the end of this year.

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