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UM President Michael Benarroch and Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas at the unveiling of the bust of Dr. Plummer on Sept. 8, 2022.

Celebrating world-renowned infectious disease researcher Dr. Francis Plummer

September 13, 2022 — 
New bust added to Innovation Plaza in honour of UM researcher

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Mark World AIDS Day by learning something new about HIV

November 29, 2021 — 
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day, an international event dedicated to raising awareness about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and its impacts

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New project to look at ethics behind epidemiological tools to curb HIV transmissions

May 31, 2021 — 
“Do these new powerful techniques for identifying transmission patterns represent a major breakthrough to effectively tackle HIV epidemics, or do they signify the emergence of a highly intrusive surveillance regime in HIV science?"

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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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UM grad honoured for outstanding AIDS work in USA

December 1, 2020 — 
Dr. David McEwan has been named the recipient of the 2020 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award, which annually honours a person who has made outstanding contributions to HIV/AIDS services in Hawai‘i.

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UM and University of Nairobi celebrate 40 years of high-impact collaboration

January 24, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is marking the 40th anniversary of a research partnership with the University of Nairobi that has led to groundbreaking discoveries in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.


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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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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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