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2017

IHV Marks National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 27 as HIV/AIDS Increases in Baltimore’s Youth
September 20, 2017
The proportion of newly reported HIV diagnoses among Maryland youth has tripled over 20 years. The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine will host an event Wednesday, September 27 to raise awareness about the rise in HIV/AIDS among Maryland’s youth ages 13-24, particularly among young black men.


Expansion of Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection by Task Shifting to Community-Based Nonspecialist Providers: A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial
August 8, 2017


UM School of Medicine Receives $2 Million Grant for HIV Research in Malawi
August 2, 2017 (UM SOM)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UM SOM) Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) have been awarded a $2 million five-year grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to study the impact exposure to HIV has on the immune systems of infants in utero and how those changes impact the ability of infants to fight off infections after birth.


Free Hepatitis C Testing July 28, 2017
July 27, 2017 (FOX 45 Baltimore)
Half of the people in Baltimore with Hepatitis C don't even know they have it. That's why Friday, on World Hepatitis Day, the University of Maryland Medical Center is offering free testing. Dr. Eleanor Wilson, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has what you need to know about Hep-C.


Baltimore Times: Half of those with Hepatitis C in Baltimore don’t know they have it!
July 21, 2017 (Baltimore Times)
Sally Altland Bjornholm, LCSW-C, MPH, Program Manager, HIV/HCV Routine Testing and Linkage to Care The JACQUES Initiative Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine.


How HIV-1 Puts Itself to Sleep
May 1, 2017 (VirologyHighlights.com)
IHV's Fabio Romerio, writes about the antisense ASP RNA acting as viral latency factor.


A Wallet Recovered, Faith Restored at Lexington Market
April 17, 2017 (Baltimore Sun)
There are a million stories in the daily life of a city, and some of them — too many of them — validate the misanthrope's hateful view of mankind and confirm the realist's lack of faith in human decency. This story, about a wretched, little crime against a senior citizen, might do all that.


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