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New hope in AIDS research

July 18, 2019 — 
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has provided significant funding to two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professors: Medical microbiologist Keith Fowke, and Obstetrics and Gynecology professor Adam Burgener

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

U of M researchers seek insight on HIV care in the North

April 25, 2019 — 
A new interdisciplinary project, led by researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, aims to understand the differences between HIV care for Indigenous people living in northern Manitoba First Nations communities and in Winnipeg

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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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