Watch Harold J. Phillips, MRP, Senior HIV Advisor and Chief Operating Officer, Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) talk about this month's observance of National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in this short interview on Twitter. View it here.
Read the news release from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), "NIH Experts Call for Accelerated Research to Address Concurrent HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics," published April 8, 2021 in conjunction with a review article published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases on April 7, 2021: "HIV/AIDS in the Era of COVID-19: A Juxtaposition of Two Pandemics."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a special report this month, "HIV Infection, Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors Among Transgender Women: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance , 7 U.S. Cities, 2019-2020." View the PDF of this report here.
Read about how "Research Is Changing the Face of HIV for Women and Girls," in this letter written by Maureen Goodenow, PhD, Associate Director for AIDS Research, and the Director, Office of AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health, which includes a conversation between Dr. Goodenow and Janine Austin Clayton, MD, FARVO, NIH Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health and Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health.
The Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of Children Living with HIV updated the "Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection" on April 7, 2021. See the list of changes on HIV.gov.
Conferences and Events
Trying to keep track of what conferences have moved to a virtual format, rescheduled, canceled? Maybe this list can help: Research meetings and conferences, for HIV prevention and care, youth-centered health, and major events for public health research.
ACTHIV 2021, American Conference for the Treatment of HIV, will be held May 20-22, 2021. Registration is open. Abstracts are being accepted until May 1, 2021.
October 28-31: USCHA - US Conference on HIV/AIDS. Registration is open. Washington, DC. Format/location may change, decision will be announced on May 3. Abstract submission opens May 4.
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The list of selected funding opportunities is here.
Featured funding opportunities this month:
Limited Interaction Targeted Epidemiology (LITE-2): To Advance HIV Prevention (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
Prevention Strategies to End the HIV Epidemic (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding Opportunities for the Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity Initiative