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CBC: HIV rates continue to rise in Manitoba: new report

March 2, 2018 — 
"These numbers are too high. It's unacceptable."

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Study sheds new light on why the effectiveness of a popular HIV prevention method varies in women

February 28, 2018 — 
The study highlights the major role of genital inflammation in HIV risk and in modifying the efficacy of HIV prevention strategies

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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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The 2017 YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg Women of Distinction award recipients | Photo courtesy of YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Three U of M difference makers honoured

May 4, 2017 — 
Alumna, faculty and student receive 2017 Women of Distinction Awards

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Insight into groundbreaking research on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2016 — 
Distinguished Professor Frank Plummer recognized for groundbreaking research with 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

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Dr. Frank Plummer

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Infectious disease research pioneer Frank Plummer to present Annual Gairdner Lecture

October 7, 2016 — 
Dr. Frank Plummer, winner of the prestigious 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, to present the annual Gairdner lecture on Oct. 12

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a cartoon drug stands next to a destoryed bacterium

ACSH: Hybrid Antibiotic Created With Molecular ‘Rope’ Kills Resistant Bacteria

October 5, 2016 — 
'Out-of-the-box thinking was displayed yet again by a team of scientists from the University of Manitoba'

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Colin Graydon

Get to know our 2016 Vanier Scholars – Colin Graydon

October 3, 2016 — 
“Our lab’s tech was sitting in the desk next to me when I read the news, so I jumped up and hugged him. He was very confused. After that, I sent texts to my family and close friends. Many exclamation marks and capital letters were used.”

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a stethoscope wraps around the globe

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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Nicki and Bryce Douglas at the alumni event held in Toronto on November 19, 2015

Alumni gather at special reception held in Toronto

November 20, 2015 — 
Nearly 100 University of Manitoba alumni living in the Greater Toronto Area for an evening of stories, music, and one big announcement

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