Great news for researchers! @TerryLakeMLA announces joint Ministry working group to drive better data research in #BC at #DataEffect #HIV 1 hour ago
The world will miss you. "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination" - Nelson Mandela 2 hours ago
Webinar: Treatment as prevention perspectives in Europe: an update http://t.co/O4HIMIDofx #HIV #AIDS 2 hours ago
RT @chadleaman: Dr. Julio Montaner's presentation on HIV treatment as presentation wowed #DataEffect. His data visualization tells compelli… 4 hours ago
Treatment as Prevention is an HIV prevention strategy pioneered by Dr. Julio Montaner and his team at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE).
The concept that antiretroviral therapy (ART) can impact HIV transmission has been under consideration since ART first emerged in the 80’s. While it has been clear that biologically ART can decrease HIV transmission, there has been a longstanding concern this effect could be overwhelmed by increased risk behaviors, commonly referred as behavioral disinhibition, risk overcompensation or therapeutic optimism.
Vancouver has been selected to host the 8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015).