New! PHACS Film Series

New! PHACS Film Series

Watch PHACS young adult participants and caregivers share their stories and perspectives in a new film series. 

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Why We're Here

Why We're Here

In our own words: read about why members of our community of researchers, Community Advisory Board members, caregivers, and clinicians are part of PHACS.

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Read about our Community Advisory Boards and health education initiatives.

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Putting the Pieces Together

Putting the Pieces Together

Learn about our research into the long-term effects on children and young adults of ARV exposure and HIV infection since birth. 

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HIV/AIDS News

HIV Care Outcomes Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With Diagnosed HIV Infection - United States, 2015

In 2015, 19% of HIV infections diagnosed among MSM were classified as stage 3 (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), and 75% of MSM with diagnoses of HIV infection were linked to care within 1 month. MSM who were black or African American and MSM aged less than 25 years were less likely to be linked to care within 1 month of diagnosis of HIV infection compared with other racial/ethnic and age groups.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of FDA-Approved HIV Assays Used for Screening

Chart of all FDA-Approved HIV screening assays.

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Events & Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

SAVE THE DATES

MEETING REGISTRATIONIS NOW CLOSED

The Fall 2017 Network Meeting will be held at the Rockville Hilton Hotel on September 25-26, 2017 in Rockville, Maryland.

The Spring 2018 Leadership Retreat will be held at the Bolger Center on April 9-10, 2018 in Potomac, Maryland.

Suspension of Saliva Buccal Cell Collection Using the Oragene Device

Suspension of Saliva Buccal Cell Collection Using the Oragene Device

A clarification memo has been released regarding the discontinuation of saliva buccal cell collection using the Oragene device in SMARTT, AMP and AMP Up.  As always, please follow your institution’s IRB policies and procedures for submission and review of Clarification Memos. 

Collaborative HIV program improves long-term care for youths in the United States

A pilot program to help adolescents and young adults with HIV navigate the health care system raised the percentage of youths who remained in care compared to national estimates, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

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