Dr. Oscar Pico Javier Espinosa’s has published a new paper!
PHAC Funding for Monkeypox Research Secured!
Dr. Oscar Pico Javier Espinosa, our very own post-doctoral fellow has published his paper titled: PrEP-related stigma and PrEP use among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada. The link to the paper will be posted once it goes live. Stay tuned!
Reached enrollment target for our DaDHS Study
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has awarded $500K to Dr. Marina Klein (McGill University Health Centre) and Dr. Darrell Tan for their proposal, “Catalyzing the Canadian Response to the Emerging Monkeypox Epidemic: Evidence for Action”, under the National Microbiology Laboratory Branch Emerging Issues Program. This funding will support the launch of a clinical […]
Congratulations Ashan Wijesinghe (MSc Student)
In the last few weeks our clinical research coordinator, Reva Persaud, reached enrollment target for the A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of oral doxycycline for the prevention of syphilis in HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). Congratulations! More can be read about it here.
Understanding Monkeypox in Indigenous Communities
The Options Lab is happy to announce that our MSc student, Ashan Wijesinghe, presented at the Fast-Track Cities 2022 conference in Seville, Spain this past weekend! Ashan’s abstract titled: Exploring the association between oral PrEP use and willingness to use injectable PrEP among urban Canadian gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men […]
On September 29, 2022, Feast Centre for Indigenous STBBI Research held a virtual conversation on monkeypox in Indigenous communities with infectious disease specialists and community leaders from across the country. The speakers will debunk myths about monkeypox, give current information about transmission and discuss how monkeypox is a concern for Indigenous peoples and all of […]