Local AIDS researcher calls for more federal support (Dr. Julio Montaner)

He has just been named to the Order of Canada for his decades of work researching HIV/AIDs and now, Dr. Julio Montaner, the director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, is using his moment in the sun to highlight what more can be done to help provide support to doctors looking for better treatments and perhaps a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Vancouver doctor named to Order of Canada for contributions to HIV/AIDS research (Dr. Julio Montaner)

He’s considered a global leader in HIV/AIDS research, and today he was acknowledged for his efforts.

B.C. AIDS therapy pioneer Julio Montaner appointed to the Order of Canada

Physician and researcher Julio Montaner has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada for his leadership in developing HIV/AIDS treatments and for establishing a new global standard of care, pioneered here in B.C.

Dr. Julio Montaner appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

New addiction medication Vivitrol studied in Vancouver (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A new drug that could dramatically improve outcomes for people who are addicted to opioids or alcohol is being tested in Vancouver.

Internationally renowned AIDS trailblazer given cold shoulder by native Canada (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Dr. Julio Montaner is hailed worldwide for his critical contribution to combatting the spread of HIV/AIDS. His aggressive treatment methods are in the forefront in Africa, in Brazil, in China and in Europe. But what does he get from Canada's political leaders, outside his own province of British Columbia? A big, fat, collective cold shoulder.

Interview: China looks to Canadian province in fight against HIV/AIDS (Dr. Julio Montaner)

China is looking to Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia for cooperation in the fight against HIV/AIDS, as the latter has become successful and experienced in dealing with spread of the deadly virus and disease.

Video: Conversations that Matter — Successful treatment strategies to fight HIV/AIDS (Dr. Julio Montaner)

This week, Dr. Julio Montaner of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS discusses the successful treatment strategies adopted by the centre.

Turning the Tide: A strategic battle against HIV/AIDS (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Dr. Bohdan Nosyk, cell phone clasped to one ear, impatiently waits outside the Comox Street entranceway to Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital.

Make HAART therapy universally accessible to those living with HIV (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Twenty years ago, when I was treating a patient who was HIV-infected, I would have to advise them of personal considerations such as shortened life span and risk of transmitting the virus to sexual partners or during childbirth.


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