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Blog Reports On Capitol Hill Briefing Examining Scientific Advancements In AIDS Response

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog reports on a Capitol Hill briefing held Thursday, where physician researchers Myron Cohen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chris Beyrer of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Laura Guay of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation; and Renee Ridzon of Akeso Associates examined scientific advancements in the HIV/AIDS response. At the briefing, titled “Where are we in ending the AIDS epidemic? An update on the science,” the participants said it is important to provide proven treatment and prevention interventions “to all who need them,” according to the blog, which provides an overview of the discussion (Barton, 7/18).