Tag: "microbicide" at medical news
Microbicide partners receive $5.7 million from Gates Foundation
...rs, policy-makers, and health experts to track the microbicide
pipeline, clarify and influence regulatory process...t. "Developing and delivering a safe and effective microbicide
requires not just good science, but creative thinking about how to identify good products and test t...
CONRAD receives $24 million from Gates Foundation and USAID for HIV microbicide trials
...n goal of the project is to determine if a vaginal microbicide
candidate is an effective and safe method for prev...ficiently and consistently. The availability of a microbicide
that can be used by a woman to protect herself has a good probability of being this necessary altern...
U.S. House introduces Microbicide Development Act of 2005
...nfection on their own. Even a partially effective microbicide
could stop the infections of 2.5 million women ove...t the National Institutes of Health and strengthen microbicide
activity at USAID and the Centers for Disease Control. Named one of the "10 most promising biotechn...
International conference on AIDS India presents lifetime achievement award
...ion of his contribution to reproductive health and microbicide
development. The presentation took place during ... has made great strides in reproductive health and microbicide
development, but I feel that we have so much more to accomplish. I hope to have increased support, p...
Microbicide field praises agreement to license new AIDS drugs
...ently entering host cells at critical points. "The microbicide
field is delighted that Merck and Bristol-Myers Sq...of public-private partnerships we need to expedite microbicide
development, and I hope to see other companies with promising candidates do likewise." "This adva...
Combination microbicides protect monkeys against HIV-like virus
...e being evaluated in large clinical trials, but no microbicide
has yet been approved for human use. The Nature s...y non-human primates. The researchers tested three microbicide
gels alone and in combination. Two contained small molecules and the third featured a modified assem...
Joint statement on Savvy Phase 3 trial in Ghana to test the effectiveness of Savvy Gel in preventing HIV
...ons with higher HIV incidence. Should an effective microbicide
become available, all the parties are committed to returning the benefits of research to the communities where the studies were conducted, including Ghana and Nigeria. Effective HIV prevention tools should be available to everyone, especially the vol...
New licensing agreement to maximize AIDS drug development
... collaborated for many years on all aspects of our microbicide
development programs, and we have a deep respect f... has been involved in the research of nearly every microbicide
currently in clinical trials. They are currently managing a second Phase III trial of a microbicide
Anti-HIV drug has potential to prevent transmission in women
...o treat HIV is also safe when applied as a vaginal microbicide
gel. Microbicides are designed to prevent the sexu...ad made by Gilead Sciences. Currently, there is no microbicide
available that has been approved for widespread use. The tenofovir study was a safety and product ac...
Giving African surgeons online health information; cancer in minority groups
...at if a patient becomes infected with HIV during a microbicide
trial? Do the researchers have an ethical duty to ...n international coalition that works to accelerate microbicide
development, outlines the campaign's consensus statement on providing antiretroviral therapy to pati...
'Senseless' turf battles between health development and relief agencies
...ls.msf.org What will it take to make a topical microbicide
for blocking HIV-1 transmission? A topical microbicide
is a product (such as a cream or gel) that can be used vaginally or rectally by a woman or a man to ...
Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention
...ve determined that a thin, long-lasting coating of microbicide
delivered to susceptible tissues in a woman's vagi...ted. In addition to their role in drug delivery, microbicide
formulations can act as physical barriers or filters to slow HIV's passage from semen into body tiss...
New amfAR research grants aim to advance understanding and prevention of rectal HIV transmission
...York, NY $119,992 Development of a standard rectal microbicide
delivery device: Even if an effective rectal microbicide
becomes available, people will not use it if it cannot be applied comfortably. Dr. Carballo-Dieguez ...
Leading advocates express support for microbicide research, despite disappointing trial results
...ation of the Phase III effectiveness trials of the microbicide
candidate, cellulose sulfate (CS). CS was one of the four microbicide
candidates in Phase III effectiveness trials for prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted in...
NIH names Clinical Trial Units for the Microbicide Trials Network
...ct research that will support licensure of topical microbicide
products for widespread use. Based at the University of Pittsburgh and Magee-Womens Research Institute, MTN's core operations are supported by a central laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh, a statistical and data management center housed wit...