Tag: #UNMCHIV

Beyond HIV: Applying Long-Acting Formulations to other Infectious Diseases

This post is part of an ongoing series on HIV/AIDS in recognition of HIV/AIDS awareness month 2022. In this series, we focus our posts on education, research, achievements, and medicine pertaining to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In our previous post, we reviewed the merits of long-acting HIV treatments as a recent breakthrough in HIV/AIDS medical research. […]

December 29, 2022

Long-Acting Formulations of Infectious Disease Treatments

oday, we feature a new supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases, edited by UNMC ID’s Dr. Susan Swindells. This supplement contains articles chronicling and exploring the use of long-acting formulations in the treatment of infectious diseases.

December 20, 2022

Research Digest: Brains, Bones, and HIV

In this month’s research digest, we will cover recent work by UNMC ID faculty uncovering the link between HIV and various comorbidities associated with infection. HIV research is far from a new topic for this installment (see our previous HIV-focused research digests here and here), which speaks to the commitment of UNMC ID faculty to furthering HIV knowledge and research. Read on for a quick summary of two articles focused on HIV comorbidities dealing with brains and bones, namely HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder and bone fractures.

December 16, 2022

Microbe Monday: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Today, we start a new series of posts on the UNMC ID Blog: Microbe Monday. This is a monthly installment introducing the microbiology behind the pathogens routinely encountered in the clinic. While these posts are geared more towards education, recent research advances and interesting historical context should be broadly interesting to all readers. Our first microbe is the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Read on to learn more about this important pathogen.

December 13, 2022

December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

Beginning with World AIDS Day on December 1st, the month of December is a time to raise awareness and reflect on the impact this epidemic has had on our communities and the world.

December 9, 2022

Conference Recap: Annual HIV Update for Providers and Educators Returns

The UNMC Annual HIV Update for Providers and Educators returned on June 9, 2022. The conference was not hosted in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the UNMC HIV team joined forces with the DHHS HIV PrEP Institute team to provide a day-long event focused on HIV TREATMENT and PREVENTION. For […]

June 30, 2022

UNMC Clinic to Offer Walk-in Testing for National HIV Testing Day

The following content was provided by Kevin Borges, UNMC Specialty Care Clinic Manager. Graphic obtained from the CDC. Thursday (6/30) and Friday (7/1) from 1:00pm to 4:00pm The Specialty Care Clinic will be offering walk in HIV testing, with no appointment needed. Each year, June 27th is observed as National HIV Testing Day (NHTD).  This year’s […]

June 23, 2022

Research Digest: UNMC ID Faculty Lead New HIV Publications

Since the beginning of the HIV pandemic, UNMC ID has provided expert clinical care to people with HIV (PWH) through the University of Nebraska Medical Center HIV Program and Clinic. Underscoring the great providers and researchers who work as a part of this team, many of our faculty members routinely publish their work in leading ID […]

June 9, 2022

Publication Alert: The Value of a Longitudinal HIV Track for Medical Students

In a recent publication authored by many UNMC ID faculty, including Dr. Jasmine Marcelin, Susan Swindells, Dr. Nada Fadul, and Dr. Sara Bares, the successes of the EMET program are explored through the lens of feedback from the 14 existing graduates of the program.

June 2, 2022

Clinical Scholars Program Seeking Applicants

Current Clinical Scholar Dan Ramirez, PharmD, and program coordinator Nikki Regan at a recent conference supported by the Clinical Scholars program. The UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Specialty Care Center is looking for minority or predominantly minority-serving, front-line clinical care providers to participate in a 12 month HIV prevention, diagnosis and management mentorship program.  The Clinical Scholars Program […]

May 19, 2022