Category Archives: rectal microbicide

  1. IRMA Statement on VOICE Results

    [Click here for the VOICE press release – “Daily HIV Prevention Approaches Didn’t Work for African Women in the VOICE Study” – from the Microbcide Trials Network] IRMA, like the rest of new prevention technology researchers and advocates, is disappointed to learn that daily oral Truvada was not found to be an effective HIV intervention among the African women at Read More >>

    Africa, Microbicide Trials Network, Microbicides, MTN, MTN 017, PrEP, rectal microbicide, research, Tenofovir, Truvada, vaginal microbicide, VOICE, women
  2. VIDEO: POZ on Location Captures 4 HOT Minutes on Rectal Microbicide Research

    “The Bottom Line on Rectal Microbicide Research” was presented by IRMA’s Jim Pickett at Gay Men’s Health Crisis in NYC on January 23, 2013. POZ Magazine recorded the proceedings and produced this 4-minute highlight video, below. Check it out! Click here to download Jim’s presentation slides. “The Rectal Revolution is Here” was screened as well. You can watch the 14-minute video Read More >>

    Gay Men's Health Crisis, hiv prevention, IRMA, Jim Pickett, new prevention technologies, New York, POZ, presentation, rectal microbicide, Rectal Revolution, video
  3. Anal Sex at Christmas Eve Dinner

    by Mike PetersIRMA intern Another Christmas season has come and gone and like most Americans, the season ended for me with a gym membership (that I will admittedly abandon before the end of January) and reflection on the often-awkward gathering of family members that Christmas-time usually drops at our feet. Christmas-time was a busy season for us Read More >>

    activists, anal sex, IRMA, lgbt community, rectal microbicide
  4. GMHC presents: The Bottom Line on Rectal Microbicide Research – 1/23/13 in NYC

    You are invited to a discussion and video presentation on rectal microbicide research and advocacy with IRMA and friends at Gay Men’s Health Crisis in NYC, from 10am til noon on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. View a special screening of the new video “The Rectal Revolution is Here: An introduction to rectal microbicide clinical trials.” Light refreshments will Read More >>

    anal intercourse, Gay Men's Health Crisis, hiv prevention, IRMA, Jim Pickett, MTN 017, new prevention technologies, New York, rectal microbicide, Rectal Revolution, safer sex
  5. Rectal microbicide research takes giant leap forward with groundbreaking educational video

    HIV prevention organizations debut The Rectal Revolution Is Here: An Introduction to Rectal Microbicide Clinical Trials in advance of first-ever Phase II rectal microbicide trial   [Press Release] International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA), the Population Council, and the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) today released a collaborative video project called The Rectal Revolution Is Here: An Introduction to Read More >>

    anal intercourse, anal sex, clinical trials, education, IRMA, Microbicide Trials Network, MTN 017, Population Council, rectal microbicide, Rectal Revolution, video
  6. Meet Annette Larkin, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Annette Larkin, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Annette is one of five new bios posted last week. Annette LarkinAlexandria, Virginia, USA “It’s possible that microcides will really find a home in the rectum, so to speak.” Annette is an IRMA advocate, Read More >>

    advocacy, anal sex, CONRAD, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, research, Tenofovir
  7. Meet Jim Higginbotham, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Jim Higginbotham, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Jim is one of five new bios posted last week. Jim HigginbothamBirmingham, Alabama, USA “I must continue to inspire others, especially the younger generation to carry the torch until the end of HIV.” Read More >>

    advocacy, hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, research, vaccine
  8. Meet Clare, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Clare Collins, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Clare  is one of five new bios posted October 30, 2012. Clare CollinsPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA “I think rectal microbicides just make sense. The idea of a product that people might actually WANT to use Read More >>

    advocacy, hiv prevention, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, Microbicide Trials Network, MTN, MTN 017, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, research
  9. Meet Robert, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Robert Bucklew, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Robert is one of five new bios posted October 30, 2012. Robert BucklewCleveland, Ohio, USA Robert is the Outreach Coordinator for the Case Western Reserve University AIDS Clinical Trial Unit. He works on a Read More >>

    hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, vaccine
  10. Meet Jeton, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Jeton Ademaj, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Jeton is one of five new bios posted October 30, 2012. Jeton AdemajNew York City, USA “Don’t be afraid to own your sexuality, and don’t be afraid to defend human nature from those who Read More >>

    advocacy, HIV/AIDS, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, research