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Peer leader speaks to the sex worker community at the annual Baraza (community meeting) in Nairobi, Kenya. // Image from Julie Lajoie

The Conversation: Aspirin could help reduce HIV infections in women

November 20, 2018 — 
Imagine if instead of targeting the virus, we could make people less susceptible to HIV

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Frank Plummer, AIDS researcher

Frank Plummer honoured with Flavelle Medal

September 18, 2018 — 
Royal Society of Canada honours Dr. Frank Plummer for his outstanding contributions to biological science

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An aspirin a day may keep HIV away, U of M study finds

August 9, 2018 — 
“These are highly promising results,” said the study’s lead author, Keith Fowke

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ResearchLIFE story on infectious disease.

On the history of infectious disease as an academic discipline

March 9, 2018 — 
'We valued the opportunity to bring clinical microbiology to ill patients and make the lab an exciting venue for learning'

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Q&A with David Barnard on U of M’s international affairs

February 21, 2018 — 
Why do we do so much work abroad?

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CBC: 1 in 5 Canadians infected with HIV doesn’t know it

December 1, 2017 — 
'One in five Canadians infected with HIV doesn't know it, so federal scientists are looking for ways to make testing more accessible'

Keith Fowke.

Globe and Mail: Stocking the toolbox for HIV prevention and control

November 27, 2017 — 
'Dr. Fowke is currently studying a relatively safe, cheap and available anti-inflammatory substance that can have a quietening effect on these immune cells and reduce the risk of HIV transmission'

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Wpg Free Press: Frank talk on the luncheon menu

November 23, 2017 — 
'(Allan) Ronald has been recognized internationally for his contributions in the fight against AIDS'

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Irish Examiner: How to beat colds and flu this winter

November 18, 2016 — 
How U of M's HIV/AIDS researcher informs cold a flu season

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Bacteria making HIV prevention drugs less effective in African women, UM team finds

August 12, 2016 — 
A team of international researchers, including U of M's Adam Burgener, presented evidence from their findings

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