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Gilead Awards $22M in Grants to Support HIV Cure Research

By EDGE | Jan 13
Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced the recipients of its HIV cure grants program, a fund totaling more than $22 million, which will support 12 new HIV cure research projects.

New 'PrEP Calculator' Could Help ID Those At High Risk for HIV

By EDGE | Jan 11
A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current standards could miss some people who should be on it.

AIDS Institue Urges Senate Not To Repeal ACA Without Viable Replacement

By EDGE | Jan 11
The AIDS Institute sent a letter to all members of the U.S. Senate to urge them to vote "NO" on the Budget Resolution that would begin the process to repeal the ACA without a viable replacement.

LA LGBT Center Promotes PrEP Via 'F*ck W/Out Fear' Campaign

By EDGE | Jan 9
F*ck w/out Fear is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, launched to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a safe and effective tool to prevent HIV infection.

Young HIVers Work to Combat Stigma

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 31
The stigma and shame of being HIV-positive can deter men from even getting tested for HIV, fearing negative social consequences. Even when diagnosed as HIV-positive, some men worry about discrimination and don't seek good health care.

Best HIV Health Fundraising Organizations of 2016

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 29
The generosity of our community is overwhelming! This year, we came together to raise funds in a variety of ways for our AIDS Service Organizations, including a drag show, an AIDS Walk in the desert, a gentleman's ball, runs and bike rides and more!

Top HIV and Health Stories of 2016

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 28
It's been an amazing year in the field of HIV healthcare, with advances in Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis, testing, medication and research, and some setbacks, like new highs in STDs and HIV. Here's the year in review.

Top HIV Innovations of 2016

By EDGE | Dec 28
New HIV/AIDS innovations included a new test to accurately measure the amount of HIV in your blood, a neutralizing antibody, new vaccine clinical trials, gene-editing technology, new apps -- even new condoms! We can conquer HIV/AIDS in our lifetime!

UCLA Says Blocking Type 1 Interferon May Combat HIV

Dec 23
In findings they call counterintuitive, a team of UCLA-led researchers suggests that blocking a protein that is crucial to initiating the immune response against viral infections may actually help combat HIV.

AIDS United Board of Trustees Names Jesse Milan, Jr. President and CEO

By EDGE | Dec 22
AIDS United Board of Trustees has named Jesse Milan, Jr., as president & CEO.

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