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In the last two years there has been great progress in ARV-based prevention strategies – both in terms of PrEP and microbicides. Specifically, there has been enormous excitement and promise around two drugs – tenofovir and Truvada. And more recently, studies testing Dapivirine and Maraviroc have gotten underway.
But… is that all there is? What is happening in terms of pre-clinical work?
In this teleconference brought to you by IRMA and AVAC, the NIH’s Jim Turpin will examine current and emerging prevention candidates and delivery systems beyond pills, gels and rings, giving us a fascinating peek into the HIV prevention pipeline that we don’t often hear about, well before large efficacy trials are imagined, even before small Phase I safety studies are in the picture.
Jim will ask the questions on all of our minds: Is a sustainable pipeline of HIV prevention products beyond the current array of candidates possible? What does that look like? And what can advocates do to better engage in early, pre-clinical efforts years before human trials are in the picture?
Join our call to hear his answers – and provide your own.
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