karen tashima http://ripr.org en Miriam Hospital Wins $2.4M Grant To Continue HIV/AIDS Research http://ripr.org/post/miriam-hospital-wins-24m-grant-continue-hivaids-research <p>The Miriam Hospital has received another multimillion dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to support HIV and AIDS research. The money will fund research into new treatments.</p><p></p><p>The Miriam is the state’s largest provider of HIV and AIDS care. The grant of $2.4 million dollars is a renewal that will help the institution continue its work as part of a multi-site aids research consortium, called the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network. That group’s work helped pioneer a new way to keep pregnant mothers from transmitting HIV to their babies.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:07:05 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 30706 at http://ripr.org Miriam Hospital Wins $2.4M Grant To Continue HIV/AIDS Research Miriam Hospital Trials C.Diff Vaccine http://ripr.org/post/miriam-hospital-trials-cdiff-vaccine <p>C. Difficile is a highly contagious infection people can catch in hospitals or after taking antibiotics. It sickens many and kills about 14,000 people every year. But there’s hope for preventing these infections as a new vaccine moves into the clinical trial phase. The Miriam Hospital is participating in the trial.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 26759 at http://ripr.org