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Experimental treatment lowers recurrence risk of bacterial vaginosis in phase 2 test

Reuters
Reuters covered new research from Craig Cohen and Anke Hemmerling in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Meet Dr. Monica Hahn, physician merging activism and medicine

UCSF Bixby Center
Years ago, Dr. Monica Hahn thought she’d be more likely to end up protesting in the streets than seeing patients in an exam room. Now an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine, Hahn is the daughter of Korean immigrants and the first person in her family to go to medical school.

FDA 'commencing a study' that could lead to the removal of a once-lifetime ban on gay men donating blood as COVID-19 survivor says he was turned away from blood center for being gay

Good Morning America
HIV specialist Monica Hahn explained why the ban on blood donation from men who have sex with men is unscientific and discriminatory on Good Morning America.

How does toilet access influence pregnant and breastfeeding women’s adherence to HIV medication?

UCSF Bixby Center

Access to adequate sanitation, including access to toilet facilities, increases human dignity and promotes health.

How to make PrEP more youth-friendly in Kenya and Uganda

UCSF Bixby Center
The SEARCH team held focus groups of young men and young women age 15-24 in the study’s communities in Kenya and Uganda to deepen understanding of their demand and uptake of PrEP.

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Co-Director, KEMRI-UCSF Infectious Disease Research Training Program
Principal Research Officer, Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI

Kenya Research Director

Ms. Burger coordinates large clinical trials in Kenya related to HIV and reproductive health. 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences