Attia accepted into the Masters of Science program in Health and Pharmacoeconomics at the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain

Congratulations to our Research Manager Attia Qamar for her acceptance into the Masters of Science program in Health and Pharmacoeconomics at the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain!  Attia will be starting her part-time studies remotely in January 2022, and will be travelling across the pond occasionally for exams, presentations, etc. We wish her […]

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Recruiting new team members!

Our team is actively recruiting community members to advise on our community-based research project on The Future of PrEP.  This project is about future long-acting PrEP products that are coming down the pipeline and is being organized together with CBRC.  Learn more and apply here.

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Trial of syphilis pre-exposure prophylaxis opens to enrollment

The study team screened its first participant for the DaDHS trial of doxycycline as pre-exposure prophylaxis against syphilis and other bacterial sexually transmitted infections today.  Congratulations to study coordinator Reva Persaud for launching the trial!  Read more about the trial here.

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Options Lab Postdoctoral Fellow Oscar Pico-Espinosa has two abstracts from the PRIMP study accepted to EACS

Oscar’s analyses on “PrEP-related stigma and PrEP status among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and transgender women in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada” and the PrEP cascade among HIV-negative gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) in Ontario and British Columbia” will be presented as posters […]

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Options Lab MPH students Adrian Foster and Lauren Tailor invited to present at the Fast-Track Cities 2021 Conference

Adrian Foster will present his work on PrEP stigma and Lauren Tailor will present her work on mental health conditions in PrEP users at the upcoming Fast-Track Cities 2021 Conference in Lisbon, hosted by the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC). You can read more about the conference here.

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Options Lab PDF Oscar Pico-Espinosa receives award

Oscar’s research on Reasons for declining PrEP, part of the PRIMP project, received a Trainee Award and will be presented at the major infectious diseases conference ID Week at the end of September 2021.  Congratulations Oscar!  See the conference webpage here.

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