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MHRP conducts collaborative research studies with key research institutions in host countries, the U.S. and internationally.
5/17/2013Moving Forward this HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
This HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, we reflect upon how much we've learned in the quest for an effective vaccine. While we don't have a vaccine yet, we know a vaccine is possible and will be a critical tool to help end the epidemic.
5/3/2013MHRP Director receives the Hero of Military Medicine Award for the U.S. Army
In a ceremony held May 1, Col. Nelson Michael received the Hero of Military Medicine Award for the U.S. Army for his excellence as an HIV researcher and leader in global health.
4/18/2013Duke and MHRP Win Award for Best Academic Research Team
A research team led by the Duke and MHRP won the “Best Academic Research Team” award at the 6th Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards ceremony at the World Vaccine Congress.
4/8/2013Study finds low ART treatment costs and good retention at clinics in Kenya
The annual cost of providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) to HIV-infected patients in Kenya averaged $224, or less than $20 per month. A paper in the Journal of the International AIDS Society provides the first published estimate of the cost of ART treatment programs in Kenya.
3/7/2013CROI 2013 Wrap-up
See what MHRP researchers presented at this annual conference, which draws leading scientists from around the world.
2/25/2013Large Multinational HIV Cohort Study Begins in Africa
The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) has initiated a large, long-term cohort study at multiple African sites that will evaluate HIV prevention care and treatment services it supports through local facilities.
2/22/2013$6.3 M Awarded for the Production of an HIV-1 Subtype C gp145 Env Candidate Vaccine Developed by MHRP Scientists
A novel HIV vaccine candidate developed by MHRP scientists in collaboration with Advanced BioScience laboratories will be produced for potential use in clinical studies.
2/20/2013HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Open House Draws Thousands to Tanzania's Southern Highlands
Two thousand people, military and civilian, gathered at an open house in Tanzania to learn about HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services offered in their area.
2/4/2013Making HIV Services More Accessible: MUWRP Refurbishes a Health Centre for the People of Koome Island
Residents of Koome Island in Uganda have cause to smile after Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP), supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, handed over a newly refurbished health centre to the local district authorities.
1/16/2013New Study Provides Additional Insights into V2 Antibodies in the RV144 Trial
A new study has provided additional insights into the workings of the RV144 vaccine. The findings, reported in the journal Immunity, are providing new options for vaccine designers to strengthen the vaccine.