News Eastman Dental Screening for HIV at Three ClinicsMar 01, 2016UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has received a grant from New York State to use a rapid screening test for HIV in three of its clinics, based on the success of its smaller pilot program in 2013. UR Nursing Professor Invited to Present Research at the White HouseMar 01, 2016University of Rochester School of Nursing professor LaRon E. Nelson is among a select group of researchers, program directors and community leaders invited to participate in a White House symposium focused on reducing the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.$3 Million to Fund Research on Powerful HIV Prevention PillDec 01, 2015A University of Rochester School of Nursing researcher has been awarded a $3 million grant to study a promising method of preventing the spread of HIV. City of Rochester Will Light Up Red for World AIDS DayNov 30, 2015Rochester will join cities around the globe when it lights up red on December 1 to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS. This is the first year Rochester will participate in this event since the beginning of the epidemic. Several community events will be held around Rochester this week to provide information about HIV/AIDS and foster community support for those affected by the disease. $3 Million Funds Research to Develop New HIV Vaccine StrategiesSep 24, 2015Infectious disease researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry will use $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to find new ways to develop a vaccine to prevent HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.