Scientific Areas of Research : HIV and Women

HIV and Women

Leadership
Margaret Fischl
Dushyantha T. Jayaweera

Focus

  1. To assess the impact of HIV in women, with a focus on:
    - reproductive health in women of childbearing potential
    - factors associated with HIV acquisition and transmission across the vaginal genital tract including bio behavioral factors
    - factors that affect outcomes including smoking
  2. Responses to treatment/vaccine interventions

Studies
(collaboration of the Laboratory and Behavioral & Social Sciences Cores)

  • Miami WIHS (Women’s Initiative HIV Studies)
  • Gamma/Delta T cell Responses in the Femal Genital Tract
  • Pathways to Healthy Conception Practices