Category: Research

HIV and cancers of the immune system – CATIE – News

HIV infection damages the immune system and although potent combination anti-HIV therapy, commonly called ART or HAART, is widely available in high-income countries, it can only partially restore the immune system’s competence. As a result, defects in immunity persist. Although life-threatening AIDS-related infections are now uncommon among ART users, their risk for certain cancers is… Read more »

This report summarizes findings from the performance measurement of ACAP and Hepatitis C Program projects in BC in 2010/11 and builds on a similar report prepared for 2009/10. It gives useful information for community organizations, partners and stakeholders about the diverse activities and reach of funded projects across BC. It shares what projects learned about… Read more »

Women’s HIV/AIDS Report Card Survey

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Coalition for a Blueprint for Action on Women and Girls and HIV/AIDS has created an online survey in order to prepare an evidence-based 2012 Canadian Report Card and Backgrounder to be launched at the XIX International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Washington D.C. in July 2012.  Your input is vital towards… Read more »

PAN CBR Update – Introducing Andrea Langlois

CBR Spotlight If you are in Victoria from May 28th – 31st, check out some of the fantastic free public lectures being offered by the Universities Without Walls Spring Learning Institute: “What has HIV research done for me lately?” Monday, May 28, 2012 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Arbutus & Queenswood Room, Cadboro Commons Building, University… Read more »

Canada’s research granting agencies — Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) — are committed to fostering and maintaining an environment that supports and promotes the responsible conduct of research. On December 5, 2011, they officially launched the new Tri-Agency… Read more »

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative, led by the CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity, is pleased to announce the following funding opportunities launched in December 2010: 1 – Operating Grant: Winter 2011 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas) The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative will provide funding for applications that have a primary research focus on HIV/AIDS… Read more »