HIV/AIDS

Dan Werb of Woodhands Awarded $1.5 Million Grant for HIV/AIDS Research (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

It's notoriously difficult to make money as a musician, but Woodhands/Ark Analog player Dan Werb has attracted a lot of well-meaning funds in his career as an epidemiologist. The Canadian electro-pop musician just got a $1.5 million U.S. research grant for his work in preventing the spread of drug addiction and HIV/AIDS. 

bioLytical to Present Findings of Early HIV Detection (Dr. Julio Montaner)

bioLytical Laboratories Inc. announced today that its abstract highlighting early HIV detection using INSTI HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Test was accepted for presentation at the 8th Annual International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Vancouver. The results will be presented Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:00 pm to 2:00pm Pacific Standard Time at the poster discussion on Novel Programmatic Approaches for Diagnostics.

The HIV epidemic can be stopped (Dr. Julio Montaner)

As scientists prepare to meet in Vancouver, Canada, for the annual meeting of the International AIDS Society (IAS) on 19–22 July, many argue that the end of the AIDS epidemic could be in sight. A mass of convincing data, they say, shows that the universal roll-out of antiretroviral treatment provides a means to stop HIV — but only if the world acts fast.

HIV/AIDS scientist gets $1.5m US to study addiction in Vancouver and five other cities (Dan Werb, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A Canadian scientist has been awarded a $1.5-million-US research grant for a new five-year project to examine ways of preventing injection drug use and the spread of addiction.

New HIV/AIDS research clinic opens doors in Vancouver (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS has been behind some of the biggest breakthroughs in treatment and care for HIV patients – and today – the fight against the disease got another valuable resource. Grace He explains.

Company pledges $1 million for UBC to study marijuana's effect on HIV (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A company vying for a licence to produce and sell medical marijuana has pledged $1 million to a University of British Columbia researcher studying pot's potential for treating HIV-AIDS.

UBC researcher gets $1-million grant to study link between pot, HIV/AIDS (M-J Milloy, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A University of B.C. researcher who recently found that daily pot use might help fight HIV/AIDS is getting a $1-million grant from a commercial cannabis grower, which could lead to more clinical evidence for doctors skeptical of a drug still outlawed in Canada.

B.C. steps up in HIV treatment (Dr. Julio Montaner)

B.C. spends more than $100 million a year providing anti-HIV drugs free to eligible patients, helping boost the uptake to 85 per cent of those with HIV on Vancouver Island.

Conversations That Matter - Episode 11 - Dr. Julio Montaner

This week’s Conversation that Matters features Dr. Julio Montaner of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. 

The Orange Chair Sessions: Dr. Julio Montaner

Dr. Julio Montaner is a global leader in the treatment and prevention of an otherwise deadly disease.

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