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Author Archives: Liz Highleyman

HIV/Hepatitis Coinfection News from the Liver Meeting

HIV/Hepatitis Coinfection News from the Liver Meeting

, by Liz Highleyman

Get an update on how effective new interferon-free treatments are that treat hepatitis C for people with both HIV and HCV. Read More

Kaiser San Francisco: 500+ on PrEP, No New HIV Infections

Kaiser San Francisco: 500+ on PrEP, No New HIV Infections

, by Liz Highleyman

Kaiser Permanente's San Francisco Medical Center now has more than 500 members taking Truvada for PrEP -- and so far has seen no new HIV infections. Read more about what they've learned about their PrEP users. Read More

FDA Approves Harvoni for Hepatitis C

FDA Approves Harvoni for Hepatitis C

, by Liz Highleyman

A highly effective hepatitis C drug provides a cure for many patients, but is it too expensive? Read More

Prep Use Up in SF, Advocates Seek Wider Access

Prep Use Up in SF, Advocates Seek Wider Access

, by Liz Highleyman

San Francisco rallies in support of supervisor David Campos’s resolution calling for easier access to PrEP. Read the latest on the public hearing, community meeting, and rally held this week. Read More

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

, by Liz Highleyman

An overview of key research - from new HIV medications to prevention and PrEP advances - presented at this year's Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Read More