Category Archives: Research and Development

Study shows organ donation between HIV-infected is feasible, desirable

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The results of a new study support something advocates both domestically and globally have been pushing for years: organ donation from people infected with HIV to others living with HIV. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows outcomes for HIV-infected patients who received kidney transplants from HIV-infected individuals are similar to […]

TB drug candidate starts Phase 1 trial — first in six years

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*updated 3 p.m.* The enrollment of nearly 50 volunteers in the United States will launch the first randomized clinical trial of a potential  new drug to treat TB in six years, the nonprofit product development partnership TB Alliance announced Wednesday. Assuming the trial yields good news, that means a new TB drug could reach people […]

VOICE: With publication of results, clinical trial of Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic continues to prompt reflection

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While results from succeeding trials are pending, NEJM article, editorial chronicle the disappointing, the unexpected as well as the unsurprising information provided by VOICE Nearly two years after researchers delivered the results of VOICE, the clinical trial to test different methods intended to give women opportunities to protect themselves from HIV, the big news, that […]