IAS Conference on HIV Science

Healio brings you the highlights from the IAS Conference on HIV Science. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

HOPE trial: Dapivirine vaginal ring reduces HIV risk by estimated 39%

August 6, 2019
The dapivirine vaginal ring reduces the risk for HIV infection by an estimated 39%, according to phase 3b findings presented at the International…
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Merck evaluating novel HIV drug as implant for long-lasting PrEP

July 29, 2019
Merck announced positive findings from early-phase clinical trials evaluating MK-8591, an investigational nucleoside reverse transcriptase…
In the JournalsPerspective

Dolutegravir-based regimens noninferior to standard HIV care, studies show

July 25, 2019
Findings from two phase 3 trials published in The New England Journal of Medicine demonstrated that dolutegravir-based treatment for HIV is…

Tsepamo: 3 in 1,000 infants exposed to dolutegravir have neural tube defects

July 22, 2019
According to results from the ongoing Tsepamo study in Botswana, infants born to women who took the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir for HIV…
Meeting News

Mytesi improves chronic diarrhea in HIV patients long-term

August 1, 2017
Mytesi, the only anti-diarrheal approved by the FDA for treating noninfectious diarrhea in adults with HIV/AIDS, generated significant long-term…
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HIV drugs show promise in phase 3 trials

July 31, 2017
Several investigational HIV drugs or drug regimens showed promise in recent phase 3 trials, according to findings presented at the International AIDS…
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Janssen’s HIV vaccine shows promise in clinical trial

July 28, 2017
Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ lead investigational HIV vaccine regimen that targets a wide variety of HIV-1 subtypes was well-tolerated and elicited…
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Swaziland halves rate of new HIV infections

July 28, 2017
Swaziland, which has the highest HIV prevalence and incidence of any country in the world, reduced its rate of new infections by nearly half over the…
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Dapivirine vaginal ring safe, acceptable for HIV prevention in teens

July 25, 2017
A monthly vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral dapivirine has demonstrated efficacy in girls younger than 18 years, according to phase 2a study…
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Fearing drug interactions, transgender women may skip HIV, hormone therapy

July 25, 2017
A high proportion of transgender women with HIV who were surveyed said they did not adhere to either ART, feminizing hormone therapy or both for fear…