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Georgetown Receives NIH Grant to Continue Working to Find Cure for HIV/AIDS

Georgetown is among 18 institutions awarded a $28 million grant from the National Institute of Health for the BELIEVE project, an effort led by researchers from The George Washington University to discover a cure for HIV/AIDS. With funding from the NIH’s Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant, researchers will develop a cell[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

KIE Receives HIV Research Grant

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics received part of a $3.6 million grant from the National Institute of Health to fund a joint study on the ethical concerns with conducting research on pregnant women with HIV in late September. The grant was awarded to Georgetown and three other universities including the[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

NHS Professor Receives Grant to Study HIV Epidemic in DC

Jennifer Huang Bouey, an associate professor of international health at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, received a $50,000 grant to conduct a one-year study on the risk factors and best practices against the HIV epidemic in Washington, D.C., from the District of Columbia Developmental Center for AIDS Research.[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Persistent HIV Epidemic Prompts New Partnership

Although HIV rates in Washington, D.C., have steadily declined since 2008, above-average rates continue to persist throughout the District, leading to renewed efforts by city officials and organizations to fight the disease. According to the most recent survey conducted by the D.C. Department of Health, new diagnoses fell to 497[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

As US HIV Rates Steady, DC Stays on Top of List

Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this month revealed that 1.1 million people in the United States are currently living with HIV, with the number of new infections remaining steady at approximately 50,000 infections per year since the mid-1990s. D.C. still suffers from the highest HIV/AIDS[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

HIV Overlooked on Mayoral Platforms

While the issue may not garner much attention from candidates and the media on the campaign trial, the epidemic of HIV in the District of Columbia is a crisis that will need to be addressed by whomever is elected the city’s next mayor come November. According to Michael Kharfen, Senior[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

District Sees HIV Drop-Off

The District of Columbia, which has historically had the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the United States, has seen a 46 percent drop in the rate of infection between 2007 and 2011 from 3.2 percent to 2.4 percent, the Department of Health announced last week. HIV cases in the District[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Law School Scholar to Head AIDS Fund

Ambassador Mark Dybul (COL ’85, MED ’92), co-director of and distinguished scholar at Georgetown University Law Center’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, was appointed executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Nov. 15. According to a Law Center press release from that day, Dybul will begin[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

MEN’S SOCCER: Hoyas Tie Mason, Aid Grassroot Soccer

Last Friday night, the Georgetown men’s soccer team continued its spring season against the George Mason Patriots under the bright lights of MultiSport Facility. The teams played to a 1-1 draw. The night, however, was about more than a soccer game. Grassroot Soccer, according to its mission statement, is an[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized