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Press briefings at International Microbicides Conference May 22-25
Date:5/17/2010

t women. The study, which involved applying a single dose of tenofovir gel hours before women gave birth by caesarean delivery, represents an important first step to determine whether use of a vaginal microbicide to protect against HIV during pregnancy is safe for women and their babies. If pregnancy represents a time when women are at greater risk of HIV, what about men? Findings from a large prospective study involving 3,321 couples in which one partner was HIV-infected and the other not, sought to understand what effect pregnancy has on HIV risks in both women and men.

Participants: Nelly Mugo, M.D., M.P.H., University of Nairobi & Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairboi, Kenya, and University of Washington, Seattle; Richard Beigi, M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Moderator: Sharon Hillier, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee-Womens Research Institute.

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Anticipating the Next Clinical Trials: New Molecules and Compounds for HIV Prevention

Clinical trials of PrEP are focused on two antiretrovirals (ARVs) tenofovir and Truvada from one class of ARVs called nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). The roster of ongoing microbicide trials are of gels that contain either tenofovir, dapivirine or UC781. Dapivirine and UC781 are non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, a close cousin to the NRTI class of ARVs. While the hope is that at least one of these trials will arrive at a safe and effective prevention approach, scientific advances are constantly presenting new leads to pursue. There are more than 50 compounds and drug combinations in various stages of preclinical development as potential oral or topical microbicides for preventing HIV. These include different types of ARVs, such as protease inhibitors, entry inhibitors and fusion inhibitors, and new combinations of these and other drugs. Researchers are taking
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Contact: Lisa Rossi
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412-916-3315
Microbicides 2010 (International Conference on Microbicides)
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