HIV/AIDS

Recent News

Records 14 / 14

CDC Supports Salomon's Prevention Policy Modeling Lab

November 2019

Stanford Health Policy researchers, led by Josh Salomon, have been awarded a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct health and economic modeling to...

USPSTF: Americans 15-65 should be screened for HIV; those at risk offered prevention drug

June 2019

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issues two final recommendations: All Americans 15 to 65 should be screened for HIV and those at high risk offered prevention drug. 

A Team of Decision-Scientists Tackles Opioid Epidemic’s Inroads on HIV with NIH MERIT Award

April 2019

The opioid epidemic is threatening the hard-fought gains in the prevention and control of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Stanford Health Policy's Douglas K.

Task Force: Patients at high risk of HIV should take daily preventive drug

November 2018

A national panel of medical experts is recommending for the first time that clinicians offer daily preventive medication to patients who are at high risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS.

Shrinking donor funds looms over global AIDS conference

July 2016

A key concern weighing heavily on those attending this week’s global conference on AIDS is the diminishing donor support to fight the communicable disease, which has claimed an estimated 35 million...

Study: Promoting abstinence, fidelity for HIV prevention is ineffective

May 2016

In a study of nearly 500,000 individuals in 22 countries, researchers could not find any evidence that these programs had an impact on changing individual behavior.

Understanding health and economic outcomes of HIV preexposure prophylaxis in people who inject drugs

April 2016

It stands to reason that focusing on HIV interventions for drug users who get high through injection could have tremendous public health benefits, Stanford researchers contend in a study published...

Stanford researchers show a better way to curb TB where the disease is rampant

November 2012

Genetic testing is the best and most cost-effective way to screen prisoners for tuberculosis and drug-resistant strains of the disease, according to a Stanford study.

Treating men at high risk for HIV makes economic sense, says Stanford study

April 2012

Eran Bendavid says the results of his work are a departure from a previous study.

Researchers call for policy, aid and innovation to help world’s poorest

April 2012

Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world.

Award offers researchers $100,000 for improving health care access

April 2012

The $100,000 award will go to a non-tenured professor, post-doctoral student or research associate during a two-year period. The deadline to apply is May 11.

Government's new HIV screening guidelines influenced by CHP/PCOR research

October 2006

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced new guidelines recommending that all Americans ages 13 to 64 be voluntarily screened for HIV infection.

People

rsd15 081 0344a Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow by Courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Owens1 Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Piya C. Sorcar, Stanford University Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR