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Press Release (IAS 2013): Researchers discuss HIV and Inflammation, Prevention Research and Structural Factors including Stigma and Punitive Laws

Press Release (IAS 2013): Researchers discuss HIV and Inflammation, Prevention Research and Structural Factors including Stigma and Punitive Laws

Reflecting a broad range of issues, Tuesday’s plenary speakers speaking at the second plenary session of the 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) examined the issues of HIV and inflammation, an update on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and the social determinants and structural barriers at play in Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s HIV epidemics.

Press Release (IAS 2013): Cambodia 3.0: New Initiative aims to achieve the elimination of New HIV infections by 2020

Press Release (IAS 2013): Cambodia 3.0: New Initiative aims to achieve the elimination of New HIV infections by 2020

With the estimated number of annual new HIV infections in Cambodia plummeting from 20,000 in the early 1990s to around 1,300 in 2012, a new initiative called Cambodia 3.0 is being implemented to achieve the elimination of new HIV infections in the country by 2020.

Press Release (IAS 2013): Scientific Optimism for an AIDS Free Generation Still Facing Major Barriers

Press Release (IAS 2013): Scientific Optimism for an AIDS Free Generation Still Facing Major Barriers

As the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS begins, scientists warn that the implementation of scientific tools on the ground is still failing to especially reach key affected populations (KAPs) in many parts of the world.

For Women in Science Fellowship 2013 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

For Women in Science Fellowship 2013 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Material Sciences. A financial assistance of RM20,000 each will be granted to 3 young female researchers.

[Live Web Interview] With Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

[Live Web Interview] With Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

SciMy will be interviewing Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman, Malaysia’s first astrophysicist. She was the founding director of Angkasa, the Malaysia National Space Agency, and has played an instrumental role in sending our first Malaysian astronaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, to space. She has established  university courses in […]

Event: The 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) in Kuala Lumpur

Event: The 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) in Kuala Lumpur

The 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013), to be held in Kuala
Lumpur from 30 June to 3 July 2013 will mark another milestone in the course of the HIV epidemic – against a backdrop of
renewed optimism that the epidemic could be controlled by 2050. This conference is organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS), in partnership with the Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA), University of Malaya, and with support from MyCEB, the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau.

[Live Interview] With Prof Meharvan Singh, Professor at UNTHSC (March, 2nd 2013)

[Live Interview] With Prof Meharvan Singh, Professor at UNTHSC (March, 2nd 2013)

For our inaugural live interview session, SciMy will be interviewing Prof Meharvan Singh, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC). He also serves as the Director of Translational Research and Education for the Insitute for Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research (IAADR) and the Director of Research for the Center FOR HER, a women’s health center at UNTHSC.

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