28 episodes

Px Pulse explores vital topics confronting the field of HIV prevention research. Our monthly podcast will deepen your knowledge and help you “check the pulse” of this fast-paced field and the urgent challenges still ahead. Tune in for interviews, first-person accounts and robust discussion from advocates, researchers, policy-makers and community stakeholders as they take on critical issues facing HIV prevention research today.

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Px Pulse explores vital topics confronting the field of HIV prevention research. Our monthly podcast will deepen your knowledge and help you “check the pulse” of this fast-paced field and the urgent challenges still ahead. Tune in for interviews, first-person accounts and robust discussion from advocates, researchers, policy-makers and community stakeholders as they take on critical issues facing HIV prevention research today.

    Research Fundamentals: What is an endpoint?

    Research Fundamentals: What is an endpoint?

    Endpoints are a crucial component in every clinical trial but they are not always well understood, and putting them in context is essential for effective advocacy.  This next installment of the Px Pulse series, Research Fundamentals, which explores key scientific concepts, lays out what endpoints are and why they matter. 

    • 9 min
    Special Interview with AVAC’s Micheal Ighodaro, featured in HBO's Legends of the Underground

    Special Interview with AVAC’s Micheal Ighodaro, featured in HBO's Legends of the Underground

    The latest episode of Px Pulse goes behind the scenes of the new HBO movie, The Legend of the Underground. The film documents the lives of AVACer Micheal Ighodaro and other LGBTQ Nigerians as they confront enormous risks to ‘live out loud’. 

    • 14 min
    A New Look at PEPFAR

    A New Look at PEPFAR

    The latest episode of Px Pulse takes a deep dive into PEPFAR, The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. AVAC’s former Director of Strategy and Content, Emily Bass, has just published To End a Plague: America’s fight to end AIDS in Africa which documents its pioneering successes and its challenges. 

    • 20 min
    The AMP Trials- bNAbs for HIV Prevention

    The AMP Trials- bNAbs for HIV Prevention

    AVACers Jeanne Baron and Daisy Ouya talk to leading bNAb researcher, IAVI’s Devin Sok; a veteran HIV research advocate Mark Hubbard who served on AMP’s protocol team; and a senior member of the HVTN’s community engagement team, a chief explainer of the AMP trials, Gail Broder. Together, we explore why these findings point to the need for combination antibodies, the need for a better understanding of the types of HIV that are circulating in a community, the complicated implications of a key lab test and more.

    • 23 min
    CAB-LA is a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Option; Now what?

    CAB-LA is a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Option; Now what?

    Early results from trials testing cabotegravir as a long-acting injectable PrEP show it was safe and highly effective against HIV. Listen to learn what must come next for CAB-LA to advance HIV prevention alongside oral PrEP and the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring?

    • 23 min
    A Leap Forward For the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring, the Next Steps Are Critical

    A Leap Forward For the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring, the Next Steps Are Critical

    After decades of research and advocacy, the ring is now one step closer to becoming available as a discreet, woman-initiated HIV prevention option. 

    • 37 min

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