Country: Botswana

GWAS on Determinants of HIV-1 Subtype C Infection

The broad goals of the project are to identify determinants of susceptibility and resistance to infection by HIV-1 subtype C and of disease progression among people severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in southern Africa, and to reduce the burden…

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HIV Positive and Pregnant: Contributing Factors and Outcomes

In order to uncover and explore the intersection of the structural, personal, and biological factors which affect the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-positive women, this research will be use a mixed-method approach by combining quantitative data collected through surveys…

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Max Essex Fellowship for Students from Africa

The M.A.C. AIDS Fund has provided a current-use gift to the Myron Essex Fellowship program. This fellowship trains scholars from Africa to become leaders in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This gift will fund two Essex Fellows, scholars from Africa, who…

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HIV-1 Vaccine Based on Chimp Serotypes and Adenovirus

This program focuses on vaccine candidates for HIV-1 based on chimpanzees. Definitions of the characteristics of effective immune response in animals with comparison studies in human vaccine recipients will advance our understanding of the correlates of the immune protecting to…

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