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Prenatal care is crucial to preventing congenital syphilis

UCSF Bixby Center
New research analyzing data on pregnant people with syphilis and their infants in California found that receiving late or no prenatal care, early stage of syphilis, and living in Central California were linked to congenital syphilis.

Young women in Africa want choice in HIV prevention

UCSF Bixby Center
Nearly all adolescent girls and young women in a new study accepted one of two HIV prevention products they were offered.

Study finds adolescent girls and young women in Africa will use HIV prevention products

Medical Xpress
University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trials Research Centre was one of the clinical research sites for a study that found that adolescent girls and young women in Africa can and will use HIV prevention products consistently.

As syphilis comes roaring back, newborn babies are tragic victims

STAT
Ina Park calls for greater investment in fighting congenital syphilis.

Could a common bacteria protect women in South Africa from HIV?

Good Things Guy
An innovative new study in South Africa by Bixby members Craig Cohen and Anke Hemmerling, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Aurum Institute and Ragon Institute will explore whether treatment with Lactin-V can protect women from HIV.

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Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

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