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9th Edition HIV Persistence During Therapy Workshop

The 9th Edition HIV Persistence During Therapy Reservoirs & Eradication Strategies Workshop will take place December 10-13, 2019 at the Marriott Biscayne Beach in Miami.

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Dr. Mariano Kanamori, standing with his team working on “Finishing HIV: An HIV Protection, Diagnosis and Treatment Network for Latinos.”

UM Awarded Six NIH Grants for Innovative Strategies to End the HIV Epidemic

Six University of Miami collaborative studies to test new HIV treatment and prevention strategies have received supplemental funding grants totaling $912,000 from the National Institutes of Health as part of the nationwide initiative “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.”

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From left, Daniel Feaster, Ph.D., Steven Safren, Ph.D., and Deborah Jones Weiss, Ph.D., M.Ed.

New Mental Health Research Center Will Combat Miami’s AIDS Epidemic

The United Nations’ goal of ending AIDS around the world by 2030 is undeniably ambitious, but within tantalizing reach. Thanks to medications that suppress the once-fatal human immunodeficiency virus and prevent its transmission, new infections have dropped by nearly 50 percent over the past two decades.

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Miller School of Medicine Sets New Record in NIH Research Grant Funding

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 — a $12.8 million increase over the school’s FFY 2017 total, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

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From left, Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., and CTSI Director Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., MS.

Dean Henri R. Ford Launches Interdisciplinary Research Lecture Series

Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., a researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was the inaugural speaker in Dean Henri R. Ford’s Interdisciplinary Research Lecture Series. Dr. Thomas’s lecture was titled “An Integrated, Multidisciplinary Approach for the Prevention and Early Detection of Viral Hepatitis-induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.”

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