Category Archives: MTN 017

  1. Meet Ben – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Ben Perkins, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Ben is one of the six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of Read More >>

    gay men, HIV, hiv prevention, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, MSM, MTN 017, transgendered
  2. Meet Ariel – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate from the United States

    Check out this interesting min-bio of Ariel Watriss, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Ariel is one of six new bios just posted a few days ago, including individuals from Kenya, Thailand, the UK, India and Argentina.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can Read More >>

    Fenway community healthhiv prevention, hiv prevention, iPrEx, IRMA, MTN, MTN 017, rectal microbicide, sexual health
  3. AIDSmeds: Rectal Microbicide Shows Better Safety in Laboratory Study

    via AIDSmeds Laboratory testing of a modified version of the Viread (tenofovir) microbicide gel provides further evidence that it may be safe for rectal use, according to a paper published online ahead of print by the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. The encouraging results contribute to a better understanding of the gel’s tolerability, already evident in preliminary findings Read More >>

    Microbicide Trials Network, MTN 007, MTN 017, rectal microbicide, research, Tenofovir, Truvada
  4. Join IRMA for an Upcoming FREE Global Teleconference on the Latest in Rectal Microbicide Research

    Rectal Microbicide Research Update – MTN 007 and MTN 017 There are exciting new developments in the rectal microbicide field. Please join IRMA and AVAC for a FREE global teleconference Thursday, March 15, 10am eastern, featuring Drs. Ian McGowan and Ross Cranston of the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN). Ian (co-principal investigator of the MTN) will share results Read More >>

    Dr. Ian McGowan, Dr. Ross Cranston, IRMA, MTN, MTN 007, MTN 017, rectal microbicide, teleconference
  5. IRMA in Thailand to Prep for MTN 017

    IRMA, the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), AVAC, and local partners participated in two community consultations in Thailand last week on the upcoming Phase II rectal microbicide trial called MTN 17.    Community stakeholders in Chiang Mai and Bangkok were provided updates on the field and were asked to provide feedback to the MTN about the draft MTN 017 Read More >>

    Asia, Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Boston, IRMA, Lima, MTN, MTN 017, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, Thailand
  6. Gratitude, Love, and XOXO from IRMA

    Dearest IRMA members – Just a quick note to say THANK YOU for everything you have done this year to advance the research and development of safe, effective, acceptable, and accessible rectal microbicides for the human beings who need them. I think IRMA has had a banner year – and the reason it was so incredible is Read More >>

    IRMA, IRMA ALC, IRMA Nigeria, Microbicides 2012, MTN 017, Project ARM, rectal microbicide
  7. IRMA Statement on Discontinuation of Gel Arm in VOICE Prevention Trial

    25 November, 2011IRMA Expresses Disappointment; Calls for MTN 017 to Move Forward International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA) expresses disappointment regarding today’s announcement that the vaginal tenofovir gel arm in the Microbicide Trial Network’s (MTN) VOICE trial is being discontinued. VOICE has been exploring two ARV-based HIV prevention approaches since it began enrolling women in high incidence areas Read More >>

    Microbicide Trials Network, MTN, MTN 017, rectal microbicide, Tenofovir, vaginal microbicide, VOICE