September 13, 2016

A Reprieve For Women: Embracing Inclusive Scientific Research

Historically, understanding a woman’s unique biology and developing optimal interventions for women has been somewhat of a blind spot for medical research. For much of the […]
August 1, 2016

“A Reprieve For Women: Embracing Inclusive Scientific Research”

Check out this recent blog post from Health Affairs that highlights the importance of women’s participation in research that features the REPRIEVE study and the Follow […]
June 29, 2016

Participation of Women with HIV in Clinical Research Trials

New research suggests women with HIV are under-represented in clinical research trials Dr. Mirjam J. Curno and colleagues recently published a study in the Journal of Acquired […]
June 17, 2016

REPRIEVE Trial Investigators Launch “Follow YOUR Heart” Campaign for Women Living with HIV

Research shows that women are often underrepresented in HIV clinical trials. In fact, astudy recently published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes found that less […]
June 15, 2016

HIV and Heart Disease – NIH Explores the Connection

HIV-positive men and women can now live longer than ever before. A 2013 study found that a newly diagnosed 20-year-old on effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) can […]
April 29, 2016

Researchers evaluating HIV’s hidden heart threats

Human immunodeficiency virus infection is no longer the death sentence it was 30 years ago, but HIV-infected adults may face a new health hurdle – heart […]
April 14, 2016

REPRIEVE Heart Disease Trial Enrolls 1,200 Seeks Female Participants

The REPRIEVE trial, which will test a sort of “PrEP for heart disease” among 6,500 people with HIV at sites around the world, has already enrolled […]
April 1, 2016

The heart health of women living with HIV matters!

Did you know that women with HIV are 3 times more likely to have a heart attack than women without HIV? Even women who have not […]
March 30, 2016

Clinical trial addresses HIV and cardiovascular risks

Researchers at two area universities are among those participating in a nationwide clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular disease. University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern […]