Congratulations to Ashan!

Earlier this week our team learned that Ashan was one of the only handful of recipients of the 2022 Temerty Faculty of Medicine GSEF Merit Scholarships for International Students. What an accomplishment! Congratulations!

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Successful application for a CTN Postdoctoral Fellowship

CONGRATULATIONS OSCAR PICO ESPINOSA!! Oscar’s application for a CTN Postdoctoral Fellowship was successful! This award provides a $50,000 stipend plus an additional $5,000 travel allowance for meetings beginning this Summer for 1 year and potentially renewable for a second year. Oscar is extremely deserving of this and as we already know, has even secured an OHTN […]

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Options Collaboratory featured on UnityNet Twice-A-Week

A few weeks ago, the Options Collaboratory for HIV/STI Treatment and Prevention Science were asked to be featured on the UnityNet Twice-A-Week announcement page because the whole team has been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic. Read the whole article here! The entire team should be very proud about all that has been accomplished.

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Congratulations Robinson Truong!

Congratulations once again Robinson! The international AIDS Conference 2022 scholarship team announced that our very own student, Robinson Truong, has been awarded a scholarship to attend AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS Conference, which takes place in Montreal, Canada, and virtually from July 29th to August 2nd, 2022. This year, the scholarship includes financial support […]

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Congratulations/Felicidades Dr. Oscar Pico Espinosa

Congratulations to our post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Oscar Javier Pico Espinosa for having his abstract titled, The Best Thing About PrEP is ___:Benefits of HIV PrEP According to PrEP-using Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada accepted to the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference 2022. The conference will be […]

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Congratulations Robinson Truong!

Way to go Robinson! Congratulations on your outstanding achievements this past year. Robinson has 3 accepted abstracts for 3 different conferences this year and is even applying to one more at the end of the Summer. Robinson’s first conference abstract & poster is titled Screening for Fraudulent Responses in a Web-Based Survey on Sexual Orientation […]

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OHTN Endgame Grants Competition Secured

This is a big one for the Options Lab! We have been approved for this Game Changer Grant supported by the Ontario HIV Trials Network. The application was led by our very own post-doctoral fellow Dr. Oscar Pico. Congratulations Oscar, this grant will really help you take your project to where you want it to […]

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Congratulations Oscar Pico!

The Options Lab is proud to announce that our post-doctoral fellow, Oscar Pico has written 2 abstracts that have been accepted for a POSTER and an ORAL presentation at the 31st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2022), being held online April 27 – 29, 2022! POSTER: Disjunction between self-perceived and clinically-assessed HIV risk […]

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Congratulations Stephen Cho!

The Options Lab is happy to announce that our student, Stephen Cho’s abstract has been accepted for a POSTER presentation at the 31st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2022), being held online April 27 – 29, 2022! The title of his work is: Identifying candidate instruments for measuring HIV-related anxiety in HIV PrEP […]

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Congratulations Yasamin Sadeghi!

Our team is happy to announce that our student, Yasamin Sadeghi’s abstract has been accepted for a POSTER presentation at the 31st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2022), being held online April 27 – 29, 2022! The title of her work is: Demographic, Sexual Health and Provider Related Characteristics of Women using PrEP […]

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