UAB partners with state agencies and organizations to aggressively decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS to the point of elimination of the spread of AIDS by 2030.
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This is the first demonstration of donor microbes persisting in the recipient following fecal transplant, a finding made possible by a novel method to “fingerprint” individual strains of bacteria.
Vaccines are scientifically proven to save lives and prevent major outbreaks of highly infectious diseases among large populations in a safe and effective way.
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Investigators will have a state-of-the-art space to conduct safe and age-appropriate clinical research to advance the science and treatment of childhood diseases.
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UAB researchers develop a conceptual framework to help progress the care of people living with HIV by looking at ways to pursue better engagement in care.
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A groundbreaking clinical research trial at UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic to compare injectable PrEP versus a daily oral regimen for HIV prevention is now recruiting participants. 

UAB names new leadership for Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine.
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Three decades of clinical trials have changed the face of HIV/AIDS.
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Scientists from around the world will gather at UAB in December to focus on HIV research and women, particularly collaborative research on women living with HIV and those at risk.
Antibody VRC01 proves safe for individuals infected with HIV-1 but only modestly controls the virus in participants who stop receiving antiretroviral therapy.

A UAB expert recommends international travelers consult with a physician four to six weeks prior to travel and learn medical risks and how to prevent illness while abroad. 

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High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
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A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
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UAB has received a grant to develop and implement Ebola and infectious disease training to further protect health care and public safety workers.
Researchers from UAB, Emory and Microsoft demonstrate that HIV has evolved to be pre-adapted to the immune response, worsening clinical outcomes in newly infected patients.
Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.
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UAB professor leads study in Brazil to help further understand the effects of Zika virus during pregnancy.
An international clinical trial for a new HIV antibody, VRC01 begins in late spring at UAB as part of the Antibody Mediated Prevention study.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
UAB assistant professor leads the way in providing therapy for HIV patients with chronic pain.
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