News : 2015 : April

Mobile Gaming App Raises Money for AIDS Research

Epidemia The Game is a not-for-profit initiative that aims to fund AIDS research and spread awareness of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases through a mobile gaming application. Developed by the Fight AIDS Foundation, the game is available for download through the Apple Store and Google Play.

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Eduard Tiozzo, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Find HIV Patients Have Higher Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have discovered that HIV-infected patients being treated with antiretroviral therapy have higher incidences of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) than in previously reported HIV cohorts.

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From left, Savita Pahwa, M.D., Margaret A. Fischl, M.D., Robert C. Gallo, M.D., Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.

CFAR Symposium Explores New Frontiers of HIV Research and Therapies

The 11th annual Miami CFAR Symposium, “Confronting HIV and Its Complications,” drew nearly 200 clinicians, researchers, educators, students and pharmaceutical company representatives to hear some of the world’s leading experts present the most current information available on HIV research and therapies.

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