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Global Campaign for Microbicides

Product Pipeline From the Alliance for Microbicide Development

The Alliance for Microbicide Development tracks the progress of candidate microbicides through the research pipeline. On the first Friday of each month, the Alliance's Weekly News Digest includes an update on overall progress in the field,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Money, Moralism and Microbicides: Barriers in Microbicides Development

Microbicides have been heralded as an "HIV prevention tool of the future," 1 and indeed, the last two decades have seen significant strides in their promotion. However, considerable challenges to microbicides research and development have emerged.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Discusses Microbicide Development With Head of International Partnership for Microbicides

The New York Times today features an interview with Dr. Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides , which is working to develop a topical microbicide that will kill HIV in the vagina before the virus can infect the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
or female condoms to protect themselves. HIV negative women are the main target group for microbicide development, but when microbicide products finally reach the market, HIV positive people and individuals who do not know their HIV status are... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
or female condoms to protect themselves. HIV negative women are the main target group for microbicide development, but when microbicide products finally reach the market, HIV positive people and individuals who do not know their HIV status are... Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
or female condoms to protect themselves. HIV negative women are the main target group for microbicide development, but when microbicide products finally reach the market, HIV positive people and individuals who do not know their HIV status are... Read more »

NNRTI microbicide: TMC-120

Recently, J& J gave the IPM the right to develop TMC-120 (by subsidiary Tibotec) as a topical microbicide. My question relates to the use of such molecules as microbicides and the possibility of resisitance developing to members of this class of...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
You ask an important question to which there is no answer at this time. When clinical trials of TMC-125, a novel NNRTI with broad activity against most NNRTI-resistant strains, as a microbicide are conducted, we will learn if resistance occurs in... Read more »
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A Thank You to Oprah Winfrey & Harpo Productions

Posted by Anonymous
A Thank You to Harpo Productions and Oprah Winfrey

During one's life, there are moments which touch the heart. There are moments which inspire us to continue with our paths, dreams, goals, and intentions. And there are moments which confirm our ... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... Read more »