Learn about the latest from ACTG in our monthly newsletter
March 2020: The March newsletter features previews of the 28 ACTG abstracts chosen to be presented at the Conference of Opportunistic Infections 2020 (CROI). It also features three Spotlights: Investigator Spotlight – Dr. Rachel Bender Ignacio, CAB Member Spotlight – Cebisile Nkosi, and Site Spotlight – PHRU-Matlosana.
February 2020: The February newsletter announced the launch of the page “They Became My Family,” highlighting the profiles of some of our ACTG Community Members. It also featured a piece by our current and past GCAB co-chairs, Orbit Clanton and Lionel Hillard, on the importance of recognizing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It presented three summaries of our latest publications relating to studies A5288, A5260s, and DACS 325, and launched our new Site Spotlight section, featuring Johns Hopkins University CRS. It featured accomplishments of Principal Investigators, Dr. Carlos del Rio and Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum, and highlighted community member Stanford Chimutimunzeve.
January 2020:A note from Dr. Currier and Dr. Eron about the past year.
December 2019: The December newsletter announced the launch of our new ACTG website! It also featured a moving piece by Vice Chair, Dr. Joseph Eron about World AIDS Day, featured news coverage of ACTG’s PHOENIx study, and publications relating to studies A5334s, NWCS 399, and 1077HS/4. It highlighted Dr. Carmen Zorrilla and her team at the Integrated University of Puerto Rico CTU, and community member Julio Barros.
November 2019:The November newsletter announced that study A5381 has opened and summarized publications relating to studies A5208, A5321, and A5001. It highlighted Dr. Diane Havlir for being named to the National Academy of Sciences and featured profiles on Dr. Jose Castillo-Mancilla and community member Armeldra Simpson.
October 2019: The October newsletter announced that the ACTG is the most featured publication in AIDS, featured a profile on Kara Chew, MD, MS and Tim Brehm, and summarized publications from study A5338 and research into antiretroviral treatment in postpartum women compared to men.
September 2019: The September newsletter highlighted ACTG’s efforts to address aging with HIV, featured profiles on Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc and Belinda Ameterra, and summarized publications from the A5316 and A5288 studies.
August 2019: The August newsletter described ACTG’s presence at the International AIDS Society (IAS) meeting in Mexico City, July 21-24, 2019 and featured profiles on Dr. Jennifer Price, University of California and Danielle Campbell.
July 2019: The July newsletter remembered two valuable ACTG members, Kevin Robertson, PhD and Dr. Charles (Charlie) van der Horst, provided highlights from ACTG’s annual meeting, summarized publications from the A5321 and A5308 studies, and featured profiles on Rajesh Gandhi, MD and Morenike Giwa.
June 2019: The June newsletter announced that the PHOENIx trial was about to open, summarized publications from the A5241 and A5288, featured profiles on Dr. Aadia Rana and Angel Hernandez and commemorated full enrollment of A5322.
April 2019: The relaunch of the ACTG newsletter described ACTG’s presence at CROI 2019, provided updates on studies A5279, A5343, A5359 and PHOENIx, and featured news from the ACTG Underrepresented Populations Committee.