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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Statement from the Leadership of the Institute of Human Virology on the Passing of Stewart Greenebaum

The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine mourns the passing of Stewart Greenebaum, a lifelong Baltimore resident, former president of Greenebaum and Rose Associates, and past chairman of the IHV Board of Advisors, as well as a guiding force in the establishment of the IHV at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

To Mark World AIDS Day, Institute of Human Virology Releases Video on Dr. Robert Gallo

The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) released a video on Dr. Robert Gallo, a trailblazer in HIV research, in advance of World AIDS Day, December 1. While many know Dr. Gallo for his pioneering work in AIDS research, the short video focuses on Dr. Gallo’s life and legacy in its entirety, including his pioneering discovery of human retroviruses.


Monday, October 23, 2017

Institute of Human Virology Hosts 19th Annual International Meeting of Top Medical Virus Researchers in Baltimore, Maryland

The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine today commenced IHV’s 19th Annual International Meeting, which will be held through Thursday, October, 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. IHV’s Annual International Meeting attracts hundreds of elite scientists who descend upon Baltimore to share ideas and inspire medical virus research collaborations.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Institute of Human Virology Marks National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 27 as HIV/AIDS Increases in Baltimore’s Youth

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. Of the 252 youth HIV diagnoses in 2015, 82.5 percent were male and 17.5 percent were female in Maryland while 82.1 percent of these new diagnoses were African American. The statistics are astounding considering the availability of prevention therapy.



Wednesday, August 02, 2017

UM School of Medicine Receives $2 Million Grant for HIV Research in Malawi

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.


Friday, July 21, 2017

Baltimore Times: Half of those with Hepatitis C in Baltimore don’t know they have it!

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.


Monday, May 01, 2017

VirologyHighlights.com: How HIV-1 Puts Itself to Sleep

IHV's Fabio Romerio, writes about the antisense ASP RNA acting as viral latency factor.


Friday, April 07, 2017

Baltimore Sun: A Wallet Recovered, Faith Restored at Lexington Market

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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