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Common herpes medication reduces HIV-1 levels, independent of herpes infection March 16, 2015 in Case Daily, from Clinical Infectious Diseases http://thedaily.case.edu/news/common-herpes-medication-reduces-hiv-1-levels-independent-of-herpes-infection/ Case Western Reserve researchers play a key role in clinical trials’ groundbreaking results. ACTU co-principal investigators Benigno Rodriguez and Michael Lederman are part of an international team that discovered […]

Common herpes med reduces HIV



Case Western Reserve University, Population Genetics Technologies form HIV research partnership March 12, 2015 in Crain’s Cleveland Business http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20150312/FREE/150319937/case-western-reserve-university-population-genetics-technologies A British company developing a way to spot mutations in the HIV virus has formed a partnership with Case Western Reserve University. The university will help Population Genetics Technologies develop tests […]

CWRU HIV researchers develop way to spot mutations


Community plays key role in testing a modified version of ‘Thai vaccine’ regimen Feb. 18, 2015 — Fred Hutch News Service http://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/02/hiv-vaccine-clinical-trial-launches-in-south-africa.html A much-anticipated clinical trial has begun in South Africa to test a modied version of the so-called Thai vaccine, the only experimental vaccine regimen so far to show […]

CAB members are a bridge between researchers and the community



AmeriCorps Team Cleveland presents Conscious Creations The AmeriCorps team’s long-term project is under way with the kick-off of their art competition for high school students, called Conscious Creations. The submission flyer and application are attached below, along with HIV facts and a list of testing & services sites in Cleveland. […]

AmeriCorps HIV art competition


Presenting Back on Board: Greg Louganis Again this year, the ACTU partners with the Cleveland International Film Festival, presenting a new documentary by Cheryl Furjanic about four-time Olympic gold medalist diver Greg Louganis, and his struggles with HIV and being an openly gay athlete. Find info, trailer and tickets here: […]

Cleveland International Film Festival